How to update Apple devices to correct security flaw

Apple has released a critical software patch to fix a security vulnerability that researchers say could allow hackers to directly infect iPhones.

published on : 15th September 2021

Apple fixes security hole reportedly used to plant spyware on Saudi activist's iPhone

Researchers at the University of Toronto's Citizen Lab said they had high confidence that the world's most infamous hacker-for-hire firm, Israel's NSO Group, was behind that attack.

published on : 14th September 2021

Centre again cites security to duck full affidavit, SC order on Pegasus soon

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said the Centre did not want matters of national interest to be part of public discourse or judicial debate through an affidavit.

published on : 14th September 2021

Unbelievable that Centre refusing to file detailed affidavit on Pegasus: Petitioners to SC

The court was told by senior advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for N Ram and Sashi Kumar who have filed one of the pleas, that the government can't tell the apex court to 'shut your eyes'.

published on : 13th September 2021

Pegasus row: Don't wish to file detailed affidavit in larger national interest, Centre tells SC

The government told a bench that the disclosure whether the country is using a particular software or not may cause 'harm' and alert all potential targets.

published on : 13th September 2021

Pegasus snooping row: SC to pass interim order on pleas seeking independent probe

The pleas are related to reports of alleged snooping by government agencies on eminent citizens, politicians and scribes by using Israeli firm NSO's spyware Pegasus.

published on : 13th September 2021

Supreme Court to hear on Monday pleas seeking independent probe into Pegasus snooping row

The Centre had earlier filed a limited affidavit in the apex court saying the pleas seeking an independent probe into the Pegasus snooping allegations are based on 'unsubstantiated media reports'.

published on : 12th September 2021

Pegasus row: SC grants more time to Centre for filing response, fixes pleas for hearing on September 13

The court had issued a notice to the Centre on the pleas on August 17, while making it clear that it did not want the government to disclose anything which compromises national security.

published on : 7th September 2021

Balancing national security and citizens’ rights

Today’s world cannot exist without the internet, computer and cell phones. All these have made communication from any nook and corner of the world instantaneous.

published on : 5th September 2021

Furore over Pegasus self-destructive

The Monsoon Session of Parliament was ransacked by the Opposition, calling use of Pegasus spyware an attack on their freedom and privacy.

published on : 5th September 2021

Has the media lost perseverance?

The media, of course, always loves the latest news. But that is no reason to abandon worthwhile causes halfway without taking them to their logical conclusion

published on : 3rd September 2021

Raise your privacy shield

In an age of data breaches and state surveillance, founder of Doosra, Aditya Vuchi, talks about the importance of a privacy stack.

published on : 1st September 2021

Pegasus snooping row: Bengal assures SC that Lokur panel will not proceed for time being

The State government in its affidavit has called the Union government "non-committal and evasive" while justifying the setting up of a two-member Commission of Inquiry.

published on : 25th August 2021

Pegasus row: Report finds NSO Group's spyware used on Bahraini activists

Those reportedly hacked included members of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights and two political dissidents living in exile.

published on : 24th August 2021

‘Pegasus snoopgate, an attack on electoral process’

The Pegasus snoopgate is not just about violating an individual’s privacy but an attack on the integrity of the electoral process, said senior journalist Siddharth Varadarajan on Sunday.

published on : 23rd August 2021
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