Opinion  /  Published 21.11.19

The eyes have it

Social media is a boon as long as it can be used as a propaganda tool by the State. It is a bane when people use it to criticize the government. Asian countries, including Bangladesh, Singapore, Vietn...
By Sonia Sarkar in

West Bengal  /  Published 02.11.19

CM: Should I seal my lips with Leukoplast?

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday accused the Narendra Modi government of tapping her phone and said she was a victim of surveillance, the claims coming in the middle of the snooping controve...
By Our Special Correspondent in

India  /  Published 01.11.19

Govt was told: WhatsApp

WhatsApp, which has sued an Israeli surveillance firm for allegedly helping government spies break into phones using its video calls, said on Friday that it had in May “quickly resolved a security i...
By PTI and Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.11.19

Hacking: How the targets found out

The Israeli spyware Pegasus, which is suspected to be behind the hacking through WhatsApp worldwide, was reportedly used to target several Indian human rights activists, academics and journalists. An ...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.11.19

WhatsApp: Alerted Delhi in May, September

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 PTI in New Delhi

Technology  /  Published 31.12.19

Tech march, its Orwellian fears

When we corked open the champagne on January 1, 2010, we believed technology was a force leading us to a digitally enabled Promised Land. In the bright future that beckoned, all the world’s knowledg...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.11.19

Hacking: Govindacharya in SC, wants case against WhatsApp & FB

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh ideologue K.N. Govindacharya has approached the Supreme Court with a petition against WhatsApp and Facebook and demanded an investigation by the NIA into the snooping. ...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 04.11.19

WhatsApp spyware: Follow the money

The government of India is miffed. Pegasus, a spyware produced by the NSO Group, an Israeli technology company, has been spying on Indian journalists, activists and lawyers through WhatsApp. The gover...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 30.12.19

Home ministry says ‘no information’ about use of Pegasus

The Union ministry of home affairs has no details whether it used Pegasus for the purpose of surveillance against individuals, although it confirmed it has kept the data of interception and surveillan...
By in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.11.19

WhatsApp snooping: Baghel orders probe

Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel has ordered a probe by a three-member committee into the illegal surveillance of some individuals in the state through WhatsApp using Pegasus, an Israeli-mad...
By PTI in Raipur


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