India  /  Published 31.07.21

Cong: Govt afraid of discussion

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday attacked the government, alleging that it is "scared" of a discussion in Parliament on issues that concern people like price rise. Lok Sabh...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 24.07.21

Pegasus: US expresses concern

The US has said it is against the use of spying technology on civil society, regime critics and journalists through "extrajudicial means", even as it maintained that it has no particular ins...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Washington

World  /  Published 20.07.21

Pegasus: France opens probe

The Paris prosecutor's office opened a probe on Tuesday into allegations by investigative news website Mediapart and two of its journalists that they had been spied on by Morocco using the Pegasus...
By Reuters in Paris

India  /  Published 20.07.21

Pegasus: Cong seeks JPC probe

The Congress on Tuesday stepped up its attack on the government over the Pegasus snooping controversy and demanded a probe by a Joint Parliamentary Committee. The Opposition party along with other pa...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 03.10.20

Call centre defrauding US nationals busted

Employees of a call centre in Maniktala allegedly duped many people in the US in the guise of software service providers, by coaxing them into installing a software that would install spyware in their...
By Our Special Correspondent in Maniktala


Opinion  /  Published 13.11.19

Snooping a grievous offence

Sir — The snooping on the WhatsApp messages of journalists, lawyers and activists in India with the Israeli spyware, Pegasus, can indicate one of two things — either the current dispensati...

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

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

Opinion  /  Published 05.11.19

When ‘Big Brother’ isn’t scary enough

Seven decades after the publication of George Orwell’s 1984, “Big Brother” remains the go-to metaphor for surveillance, big and small. “Fried onion meets 1984,” read the header of a Wired ar...
By Lora Kelley / New York Times News Service

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...
in New Delhi


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