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Hacked BJP website still down, for the third day

IANS  |  New Delhi Last Updated at March 7, 2019 19:35 IST The website of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) went into “maintenance” mode after an alleged hacking attempt early on Tuesday morning. Later, while trying to open the website, it showed… Continue Reading →

India – 2,799 URLs blocked by the Government in 2018

‘Website Not Found’ Pop-ups Leave Net Activists Fuming Free Net advocates say govt has withheld info on list of blocked sites; MeitY says no site blocked arbitrarily Tushar.Kaushik@timesgroup.com Bengalur Internet activists are concerned over what they term as rising instances… Continue Reading →

Case against IT firm for misusing voter data; now it’s AP vs Telangana police

2 min read. Updated: 03 Mar 2019, 01:02 PM ISTYunus Y. Lasania The issue is based on a complaint by Reddy that IT Grids allegedly stole the official database of AP beneficiaries  Earlier,  Cyberabad police, along with the cybercrime officials, raided… Continue Reading →

The Danger of Multiple Stories: An Assessment of the Facts and Reporting Surrounding the Pulwama Attack

Sources alone cannot constitute reporting. Yet most reports since the deadly Pulwama attack have relied heavily on such “sources,” government statements, and conjecture without actually providing evidence of the facts. Many serious questions remain unanswered. But rather than investigate these… Continue Reading →

Allahabad HC-Aadhaar Entries Not Conclusive Proof In Criminal Cases

“It stands demonstrated that in case a person relies on entries in Aadhaar Card in regard to address, date of birth etc., on the basis of the Aadhaar Card, under the Evidence Act it cannot be said that the entries… Continue Reading →

Andhra Pradesh -Data breach by TDP app? UIDAI, EC launch probe

Hyderabad: A massive probe has been launched by multiple agencies such as Unique Identification Authority of India, Election Commission of India and Cyberabad police into a complaint filed regarding alleged privacy breach and misuse of data of 3.7 crore voters… Continue Reading →

Is Alexa recording your bedroom talk?

At a time when digital assistants in smart devices at home or office are talking to us like never before, some users have begun to worry: Is Alexa or Google Home listening and recording personal conversations beyond the “wake” word? There are multiple triggers… Continue Reading →

Aadhaar Operator’s Biometrics Stolen & Misused, UIDAI Documents Prove

Tech-support emails accessed by HuffPost India prove that the biometric identity of an Aadhaar operator were stolen and misused to access the UIDAI software at various locations in India. JIND, Haryana — If you go by the Unique Identification Authority of… Continue Reading →

India’s state gas company- Indane- leaks millions of Aadhaar numbers

Search Another security lapse has exposed millions of Aadhaar numbers. Zack Whittaker This time, India’s state-owned gas company Indane left exposed a part of its website for dealers and distributors, even though it’s only supposed to be accessible with a… Continue Reading →

Sex robots are here — but laws aren’t keeping up with the ethical and privacy issues

by The Conversation From the Drudge Report to The New York Times, sex robots are rapidly becoming a part of the national conversation about the future of sex and relationships. Behind the headlines,… From the Drudge Report to The New York Times, sex robots… Continue Reading →

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