India  /  Published 06.11.19

Before Pegasus, there was Galileo

Pegasus hacked WhatsApp, but Galileo was not far behind. Emails from the Wikileaks stash can establish several years of interactions between an Italian spyware company called the Hacking Team and...
By Vishal Narayan in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 04.11.19

Editorial: 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

India  /  Published 03.11.19

Priyanka got a hack alert: Congress

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra had received a message from WhatsApp informing her that her phone faced a digital risk, similar to the messages the Facebook-owned platform sent to all hacked phones, the Congres...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

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 03.11.19

WhatsApp says it alerted government of spyware attack in September too

WhatsApp had informed the Indian government in September that 121 Indian users were targeted by the Israeli spyware Pegasus, but the IT ministry has contended that the information received from the me...
By PTI in New Delhi


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

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

India  /  Published 01.11.19

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

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

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


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