Pegasus spyware infected 45 countries between 2016 and 2018, targeted eight Indian telcos, shows Citizen Lab report
Citizen Lab had last year released findings about the reach and scope of Pegasus. This is the very same spyware that was used to carry out surveillance on at least 19 Indians earlier this year
Government agencies may be behind WhatsApp 'snooping' of journalists, activists, claims NCP's Dhananjay Munde in letter to Maharashtra guv
Condemning the "snooping" of Indian journalists and human right activists through WhatsApp, NCP leader Dhananjay Munde on Thursday wrote to Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari, seeking steps to stop such spying activities
WhatsApp surveillance: Congress accuses Narendra Modi govt of 'snooping', urges Supreme Court to hold Centre accountable
The Congress alleged on Thursday that the Modi government has been "caught snooping" after WhatsApp said that journalists and human rights activists in India have been targets of surveillance, as it urged the Supreme Court to hold the Centre accountable over the issue
Facebook-WhatsApp case in SC: Mass surveillance possibilities can increase with creation of national decryption agency
Mass surveillance, while inherently unconstitutional on account of being a completely disproportionate invasion of privacy, is unfortunately still a possibility, until it is expressly prohibited.
Centre amends security laws for Gandhis, makes 24x7 SPG protection mandatory even during personal foreign visits
The Central Government has amended its directions to Special Protection Group (SPG) in a move that is being seen as an explicit attempt to streamline and track the Gandhi family's foreign visits
Kazakhstan wanted to protect its users from “hacker attacks, online fraud and other kinds of cyber threats”
A total of 47 companies have signed an open letter condemning the plan for building a “ghost protocol”
Insect-inspired drones developed by Purdue engineers give Uri's eagle drone competition.
There will always be ways to stalk someone but that was possible well before the P30 Pro showed up.
Lok Sabha Election 2019: Congress manifesto promises on net neutrality, right to privacy, regulations on fake news are iterative at best
In essence, the promises by Congress party in its manifesto with relations to digital rights of citizen appear to be hollow. Regulating internet shutdowns looks like the only strong point among the eight enlisted
The criticism on Huawei is over basic engineering competence and cyber security hygiene.
Twitter vs Indian parliamentary panel: No one comes out looking good in this drama; it distracts us from real issues
Real issues with social media that urgently need addressing, as well as the threat of increased government surveillance that needs fighting, will now get lost in all the posturing.
The three organisations provide services for "tens of millions" Indians as of today.
It has also asserted that any regulatory intervention to this “complex issue” must be preceded by a wide-ranging and participatory discussion process.
The amendment also proposes tech companies to deploy tools to "identify" and curb unlawful content.
This request is in violation of international norms which mandate that this technology can only be used to identify child exploitation images
Arun Jaitley lauds NIA for busting Islamic State module, defends MHA order on surveillance of computers
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Thursday lauded the NIA for busting an alleged Islamic State terror plot and defended a recent government order authorising investigative agencies to monitor any computer
Surveillance is no new issue in India, the desire to control is universal, no matter who is in power.
A Parliamentary panel has pulled up the Delhi Police and the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) for delay in commissioning of CCTV surveillance system in high security areas in the national capital
The petition filed by advocate Manohar Lal Sharma challenges government's 20 December notification.