Hacking

Hacking

Govt seeks control over people’s personal information

The draft says the government could collect any information of a person with his/her consent and use those whenever necessary

Govt seeks control over people’s personal information

Cybercrime-3

Relatively less cyber crimes are planned

Organised criminal gangs basically hacked into users of Facebook, Imo, bKash, Nagad and such accounts to filch funds, said Golam Rasul of CTTC’s Cyber Security and Crime Division

Relatively less cyber crimes are planned

Stop misusing phone-hacking technology

Haaretz has reported that the Israeli company Cellebrite has decided to stop selling its phone-hacking technology to Bangladesh out of concern for human rights and privacy violations

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Israeli phone hacking firm Cellebrite decides to stop sales to Bangladesh

Israeli firm Cellebrite has decided to stop selling its phone-hacking technology to Bangladesh because its hardware was reportedly used by a paramilitary unit accused of extrajudicial killings, ...

Israeli phone hacking firm Cellebrite decides to stop sales to Bangladesh

Pegasus snooping row

‘Allegations serious if reports true’: India SC

Indian Supreme Court has said allegations of the Pegasus-related snooping are serious, if the reports in the newspapers are correct

Indian Supreme Court

Pegasus snooping scandal

India Opposition stick to demand for probe

Congress Chief Whip in Rajya Sabha Jairam Ramesh had alleged that the House is not functioning because the government is not agreeing to the legitimate demands of the parties

Lok Sabha MP Shashi Tharoor and Opposition party MPs hold placards during a protest against the Central Government over the Pegasus snooping issue in front of Gandhi Statue, in New Delhi on 23 July 2021

NSO spyware

Govt officials among 1400 WhatsApp users targeted: WhatsApp CEO

This should be a wake-up call for security on the internet … mobile phones are either safe for everyone or they are not safe for everyone, said Will Cathcart, WhatsApp CEO

Govt officials among 1400 WhatsApp users targeted in 2019: WhatsApp CEO

Pegasus malware scandal

Rahul Gandhi accuses Modi govt of treason

The alleged database of phone numbers included more than 1,000 in India, with the owners of 300 of them identified in the media reports

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses the media along with senior party leaders regarding the Pegasus Snoopgate issue and ongoing agitation of farmers, at Vijay Chowk lawn, in New Delhi on 23 July 2021

Pegasus malware scandal

France’s Macron changes phone

This is one of the first concrete actions announced in relation to the Pegasus malware scandal

France's president Emmanuel Macron speaks to the press as he arrives at the EU headquarters' Europa building in Brussels on 10 December 2020, prior to a European Union summit

50,000 phone numbers worldwide on list linked to Israeli spyware: Reports

The leak was of a list of more than 50,000 smartphone numbers believed to have been identified as people of interest by clients of NSO since 2016

50,000 phone numbers worldwide on list linked to Israeli spyware: Reports
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