Wednesday, Sep 22, 2021

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India Should Focus On Both Physical And Cyber Security: Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria

Sep 17, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Addressing the Annual Commanders' Conference of the Indian Air Force, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria also stressed the need of innovation, self-reliance and indigenisation.

A New Phishing Attack: Cyber Security Agency Warns Banking Customers In India

Aug 12, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The Indian banking customers are being targeted by a new type of phishing attack using ngrok platform, said CERT, the country's cyber security agency.

The State Of Data Privacy In India

While The Personal Data Protection Bill is being scrutinised in the Joint Parliamentary Committee for over a year and a half now, major data breaches and cybersecurity incidents have taken place in India.

After Effects Of Pegasus: More Use Of Basic Phones, Multiple Sims, No WhatsApp, iMessage

Aug 06, 2021 Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Cybersecurity experts say that keeping phones updated with the latest version, not giving excessive data permissions to apps, reporting any malicious activity that the user perceives, not sharing OTPs are some of the measures that people can take to ensure privacy and security.

Pegasus Snooping Row: Israel Launches Probe Into Allegations Against NSO

Representatives of several bodies visited the office of NSO to assess the allegations raised in regards to the company on Wednesday, a spokesperson for Israel's Ministry of Defence said.

26 July, 2021

Pegasus: Cyber Hygiene And Vaccination

Sachin Shridhar

On paper, we have a very well-established procedure through which lawful interception of electronic communication can be carried out for national security and in response to any public emergency.

22 July, 2021

Pegasus Controversy: Where Does India Stand On Cyber Laws

Pavan Duggal

The Pegasus controversy has actually thrown up some very interesting cyber legal questions.

21 July, 2021

Pegasus Row: Five Things That You Can Do To Protect Yourself From Mobile Surveillance

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

The Pegasus software that the NSO group used was so advanced that it can get activated on an individual’s phone by simply giving a missed call.

20 July, 2021

Crucial To Know Who Had Access To The Data: Cybersecurity Researcher

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Shivam Shankar Singh spoke to Outlook on the ongoing controversy about the Indian government’s alleged snooping on politicians, constitutional authorities, journalists, and its leaders with the help of an Israel-based technology firm NSO group.

20 July, 2021

Kumaraswamy, Siddaramaiah Secretaries Were Pegasus ‘Targets’ During 2019 Karnataka Political Turmoil

Outlook Web Bureau

According to a report released Tuesday, it is difficult to ascertain whether these phones were infected or subjected to an attempt in the absence of digital forensics.

20 July, 2021

One Question: Did We Buy Or Not Buy Pegasus?

Ruben Banerjee

Simple government denials will not be sufficient in laying this scandal to rest.

20 July, 2021

Pegasus Project Explained: Can Anyone Be Targeted? How Can The Virus Be Thwarted?

Associated Press (AP)

Pegasus Project: Journalists from the consortium combed through a list of more than 50,000 cellphone numbers, identifying more than 1,000 individuals in 50 countries.

20 July, 2021

Pegasus Project: Delhi Congress Leaders Take Out Protest Demanding Judicial Inquiry

Outlook Web Bureau

Addressing the protesters, Delhi Congress president Anil Kumar alleged the government had a role in the snooping row and termed it as a national security threat.

19 July, 2021

Rahul Gandhi, Prashant Kishor, Among Top Pegasus Targets

Outlook Web Bureau

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, election strategist Prashant Kishor and Union IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw are among the top targets of Israeli spyware 'Pegasus', The Wire, in its second set of explosive revelations said.

19 July, 2021

US Claims China To Be Behind Microsoft Exchange Email Hack

Associated Press (AP)

The Microsoft Exchange hack was first discovered in January, and private sector organisations quickly blamed it on Chinese cyber spies.

19 July, 2021

Attempt To Malign Democracy And Institutions: IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw On ‘Pegasus Project’

Outlook Web Bureau

Speaking in parliament Ashwini Vaishnaw said, 'There is no factual basis to suggest use of Pegasus amounts to surveillance'

15 July, 2021

Govt Portal Records Over 4 Lakh Cybercrime Complaints In Less Than A Year

Outlook Web Bureau

Out of the 4 lakh complaints lodged on the Ministry of Home Affairs’ National Cybercrime Reporting Portal, half are related to financial frauds.

10 July, 2021

Iran’s Railroad System Attacked, Hackers Post False Delay Warnings To Disrupt Services

Associated Press (AP)

A group of hackers uploaded a message inviting passengers to contact for information about train cancellations and delays, including the phone number of the country's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's office.

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Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar rides a cycle along with ministers and MLAs, from the Chief Minister's residence to his office at the Civil Secretariat on the occasion of 'World Car-Free Day', in Chandigarh.

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U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken meets with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly 76th session General Debate in UN General Assembly Hall at the United Nations...

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Students attend a class in a school after the Madhya Pradesh government allowed schools to reopen for 1st-5th classes after further ease in COVID-19 restrictions, in Jabalpur.

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Confiscated Rhinoceros horns being burnt in the presence of Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma to mark the World Rhinoceros Day, in Golaghat district.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a passenger for COVID-19 test, at Dadar Railway Station in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Kunal Patil

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