Pegasus

Data of 20 out of 121 WhatsApp users targeted using Pegasus may have been accessed: Prasad

Prasad said the government is committed to protecting fundamental rights of citizens, including the right to privacy.

published on : 4th December 2019

WhatsApp snooping: Activist Govindacharya withdraws plea from Supreme Court

The petition was withdrawn after a bench headed by Chief Justice of India S A Bobde asked Govindacharya to do so, citing several mistakes in it.

published on : 2nd December 2019

Whatsapp snooping: Centre deflects queries Pegasus, says no unauthorised interception

According to WhatsApp, the spyware was developed by Israel-based NSO Group and had been used to snoop on about 1,400 users globally, including 121 users from India.

published on : 29th November 2019

Google warned 500 users in India of govt-backed fishing attacks in 3 months

The phishing attackers were attempting to obtain the target's password or other account credentials to hijack their account, Google said.

published on : 28th November 2019

Shashi Tharoor's vote ensures Parliamentary panel probe in WhatsApp snooping issue

The panel will be briefed by representatives of the Ministry of Electronics and IT, Home affairs, Atomic Energy on the subject - 'Citizens' data security and privacy'.

published on : 20th November 2019

WhatsApp 'vulnerable' to 'malicious' mp4 file, can compromise your system, warns Cert-In

The CERT-In is the nodal agency to combat hacking, phishing and to fortify security-related defences of the Indian internet domain.

published on : 20th November 2019

WhatsApp snooping: Modi government ducks query on Israeli spyware in Parliament

In reply to a question by former minister Dayanidhi Maran, the MHA cited a law that allows agencies to monitor and decrypt any information stored in any computer on grounds of internal security.

published on : 20th November 2019

Chhattisgarh CM constitutes committee to probe phone tapping

The Israeli cyber company NSO Group had given its software presentation before the Chhattisgarh police during the previous BJP government led by Raman Singh.

published on : 11th November 2019

Telangana WhatsApp spyware victims ask Centre to come ‘clean’

Balla and the other victims said that an attempt was made to send spyware to their smartphones through the WhatsApp video calling service.

published on : 9th November 2019

India views its privacy seriously, data imperialism not acceptable: Ravi Shankar Prasad

The minister said in the age of Information Technology, data plays a crucial role in the digital economy discourse.

published on : 6th November 2019

Two parliamentary panels to take up WhatsApp snooping case

Congress leader Anand Sharma, who chairs the parliamentary standing committee on home affairs, said this issue will be taken up at the panel's next meeting on November 15.

published on : 3rd November 2019

Many people have raised concern over privacy breach: Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar

Facebook-owned WhatsApp had said earlier this week that Indian journalists and rights activists were among those globally spied upon by unnamed entities using an Israeli spyware 'Pegasus'.

published on : 3rd November 2019

Whatsapp snoopgate: Owaisi wants extent of government involvement revealed

Owaisi also asked Ravi Shankar Prasad whether it was true that five telecom service providers reportedly bought Pegasus.

published on : 3rd November 2019

WhatsApp snoopgate: Telangana to study Israeli malware Pegasus to combat attacks

Pegasus, the malware in question, spies on people via their phones. It was developed by Tel Aviv-based cyber security company NSO group. 

published on : 3rd November 2019

WhatsApp info on hacking was technical jargon, claims Centre

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi attacked the Centre on WhatsApp snooping, saying these activities are not only unconstitutional but shameful as well.

published on : 3rd November 2019
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