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Apple tool lets users download, change or delete data that it has collected on them
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Apple tool lets users download, change or delete data that it has collected on them

Apple will now let users in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand see and download all information that Apple has collected on them

India recorded 37% of total global data breaches second only to the US: Report
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India recorded 37% of total global data breaches second only to the US: Report

Data breach incidences in India were the second highest globally due to compromise in Aadhaar.

Google cloud backups on Android Pie are encrypted with your lock screen password
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Google cloud backups on Android Pie are encrypted with your lock screen password

To ensure full security, Google hired security firm NCC Group to perform a full audit of the system.

RBI data localisation norms: A step in the right direction, but shouldn't harm innovation
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RBI data localisation norms: A step in the right direction, but shouldn't harm innovation

Data is the new commodity taking the center stage as an immediate by-product of economic activities.

Cyber attack using microchips is the latest tactic for state-sponsored Chinese hackers
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Cyber attack using microchips is the latest tactic for state-sponsored Chinese hackers

The report states that the People's Liberation Army of China has been developing an ingenious way of hacking into US establishments using hardware trojans

UIDAI dismisses reports about the alleged hack of Aadhaar enrolment software
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UIDAI dismisses reports about the alleged hack of Aadhaar enrolment software

UIDAI said that no operator can make or update Aadhaar unless resident himself gives his biometric.

Sundar Pichai's letter to RS Prasad hints why data localisation isn't feasible
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Sundar Pichai's letter to RS Prasad hints why data localisation isn't feasible

Data localisation means an additional investment for a lot of the companies who do not have the data stored in the country

Gave Aadhaar dare as an ordinary citizen of India, says Trai Chairman RS Sharma
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Gave Aadhaar dare as an ordinary citizen of India, says Trai Chairman RS Sharma

RS Sharma, former UIDAI director general, has been an ardent supporter of the Aadhaar programme.

LTE networks could be compromised by these new security vulnerabilities
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LTE networks could be compromised by these new security vulnerabilities

The LTE and 5G attack will most likely happen to people like politicians and journalists.

Facebook data breach investigation scope to be broadened by FBI, SEC and DoJ
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Facebook data breach investigation scope to be broadened by FBI, SEC and DoJ

Details about whether the investigators are planning criminal charges against Facebook are unknown.

Govts should accord top priority to cyber regulation and data protection: Report
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Govts should accord top priority to cyber regulation and data protection: Report

Data protection has come under an increased focus amid the country's ongoing digitisation efforts.

Google takes up full responsibility for keeping the user data safe on its Cloud
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Google takes up full responsibility for keeping the user data safe on its Cloud

With Google Cloud India region, storing data in the country has become easier for Indian organisations.

India has become the top training destination for Google Cloud across the world
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India has become the top training destination for Google Cloud across the world

With the Google Cloud India region which went live in Mumbai about eight months ago, Google said enterprises in India are able to take advantage of the high speeds, low latency and performance benefits offered by its Cloud platform services.

Researchers design AI-based algorithm to protect user privacy by disrupting facial recognition tools
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Researchers design AI-based algorithm to protect user privacy by disrupting facial recognition tools

A new AI-based 'privacy filter' disrupts facial recognition and creates a privacy photo-filter, addressing the rising concerns over data and social privacy

Indian health ministry proposes a law to govern data security in healthcare sector
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Indian health ministry proposes a law to govern data security in healthcare sector

The draft Digital Information Security in Healthcare Act was proposed by the health ministry on 11 March 2018.

Mark Zuckerberg’s emphatic defence of Facebook at F8 2018 fails to address the core issues plaguing the platform
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Mark Zuckerberg’s emphatic defence of Facebook at F8 2018 fails to address the core issues plaguing the platform

While talking about Facebook’s commitment to building communities, Zuckerberg failed to emphasise the importance of user privacy.

Unencrypted data being transmitted over HTTP increases the risk of hacking says Kaspersky Labs
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Unencrypted data being transmitted over HTTP increases the risk of hacking says Kaspersky Labs

The key reason that can cause this to happen is that some applications use "third-party" ready-to-go advertising "Software Development Kits (SDK)," Kaspersky said in a statement on Saturday.

RBI asks all payment system operators to store data in India to ensure safety, security of users' information
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RBI asks all payment system operators to store data in India to ensure safety, security of users' information

All payment system operators in the country will henceforth be required to store data within India to ensure safety and security of users' information, the RBI said on Thursday

Aadhaar security lapse could allow major chunk of information to be stolen, says data security expert
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Aadhaar security lapse could allow major chunk of information to be stolen, says data security expert

"The UIDAI’s response, when we approached them a month ahead of the story, notifying them of the vulnerable endpoint, was to do nothing."