World  /  Published 27.10.21

Hackers disrupt Iran petrol sale

A cyberattack disrupted the sale of heavily subsidised petrol in Iran on Tuesday, state media reported, causing long lines at fuel stations across the country weeks before the anniversary of the 2019 ...
By Reuters in Dubai

World  /  Published 08.10.21

Saudi Arabia court upholds prison term for critic

A court in Saudi Arabia upheld a 20-year prison term imposed on a Saudi aid worker who had criticised the government on Twitter, drawing a rare public rebuke from the US in another sign of tension bet...
By AP/PTI in Dubai

India  /  Published 05.08.21

Maha: PIL questions 2019 official’s tour

The Bombay High Court on Thursday issued a notice to the Maharashtra government on a PIL questioning a 2019 visit to Israel by officials of the state Directorate General of Information and Public Rela...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 04.08.21

Chinese telecom hack feared

Chinese hacking groups have compromised global telecommunications companies by stealing phone records and location data, cybersecurity researchers said. The hacking groups waged a campaign from 2017 ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 25.07.21

Pegasus: MP moves apex court

Rajya Sabha member John Brittas has moved the Supreme Court seeking a court-monitored probe into reports of alleged snooping of activists, politicians, journalists and constitutional functionaries usi...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


West Bengal  /  Published 24.07.21

Youth killed at Malda village

A youth was hacked to death by a group of miscreants for protesting against eve-teasing at Krishnarajtola village in Malda district early on Friday. Family members of the 28-year-old victim Indrajit ...
By Soumya De Sarkar

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.11.20

STATE DIGEST: Covid cases down to 1 at Bokaro Steel Plant

Police from Hazaribagh’s Korra have arrested a resident of Mayurhand in Chatra for allegedly hacking the Facebook account of a girl and threatening her. Rohit Singh has been accused of being ins...
By Our Bureau

Education  /  Published 14.09.20

Code red

For Ashlesha Bhagat, a Class XI student of Laxmipat Singhania Academy (LSA) in Calcutta, conducting a virtual workshop during the lockdown was a dream come true. On the sidelines of an inter-school ev...
By Chandreyee Ghose

India  /  Published 03.11.19

Alerted govt in May, Sept: WhatsApp

WhatsApp had informed New Delhi in September that 121 Indian users had been targeted with the Israeli spyware Pegasus, after sending an alert in May, but the infotech ministry found the information in...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.11.19

Spyware linked to Khashoggi

NSO Group, the Israel firm which developed Pegasus, the spyware that was used to bug phones of Indian journalists and activists through WhatsApp, is no stranger to controversy.  It was already n...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi


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