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Privacy Chhattisgarh CM forms panel to probe WhatsApp privacy breach

Raipur: Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has formed a probe panel to investigate phone hacking complaints of Chhattisgarh-based right activists and also to look into a presentation Israeli cyber ...

Privacy WhatsApp Cofounder Brian Acton on Why Privacy Matters

“Back in the ‘90s, we all got the same hoax emails, and we all learned to ignore them. Today, privacy is becoming a much more mainstream discussion. People are asking questions about privacy, and...

Privacy WhatsApp introduces new group chat privacy settings

Recently, WhatsApp introduced the ability to lock the app behind the user’s fingerprint as an extra security measure. Now, it’s introducing yet another privacy-centric feature that gives WhatsApp ...

Privacy Facebook Reports 84% Increase In Profits Amid WhatsApp Privacy Breach Scandal

Facebook’s financial reports have come at a time when nothing is going right for the social media company. The company is already trapped with global scrutiny over privacy breaches, political ads...

Privacy India's Congress party says Priyanka Gandhi Vadra hit by WhatsApp privacy breach

Last week, the Indian government asked Facebook-owned WhatsApp to explain the nature of a privacy breach on its messaging platform that has affected some users in the country. The surveillance ...

Privacy WhatsApp spyware scandal is a chance to fix our snooping laws

It is for this very reason that earlier this year when several intelligence and law enforcement agencies were authorised to conduct electronic ... realignment of narratives and ways of thinking...

Privacy What the WhatsApp-Pegasus Row Says About India’s Surveillance Laws

Both under the Telegraph Act, 1882 and the IT Act, 2000, private actors are prohibited from conducting ... Second, it highlights the need for a data protection law, with a separate chapter on ...

Privacy India asks WhatsApp to explain privacy breach

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India has asked Facebook-owned (FB.O) WhatsApp to explain the nature of a privacy breach on its messaging platform that has affected some users in the country, Information ...

Privacy ‘Explain breach, steps to safeguard privacy’: Govt to WhatsApp on spyware attack

“The Government of India is concerned at the breach of privacy of citizens of India on the messaging platform Whatsapp. We have asked Whatsapp to explain the kind of breach and what it is doing to ...

Privacy WhatsApp Files Complaint vs. Israel’s NSO Group Over Video Calling Vulnerability

In addition, as our complaint notes, we have tied certain WhatsApp accounts used during the attacks ... WhatsApp will continue to do everything we can within our code, and within the courts of law,...

Privacy Ireland’s Privacy Regulator Moves Closer to Decisions in WhatsApp, Twitter Cases

A top European Union privacy regulator is moving closer to making draft decisions involving Facebook Inc.’s WhatsApp and Twitter Inc. under the bloc’s new privacy law. Ireland’s Data Protection ...

Privacy WhatsApp Next Update Will Feature Disappearing Messages, Ensures Uncompromised User Privacy

WhatsApp’s next update could feature what could be the answer to the increasing number of privacy concerns among users across the globe. The feature called “Disappearing Message” has rolled out to ...

Privacy Why Facebook users who want privacy should use WhatsApp instead of Messenger

While there remain few guarantees of online privacy, Facebook users who hope to maintain some semblance of personal digital space may want to switch from Messenger to WhatsApp. Sign up for the ...

Privacy WhatsApp ‘back door’ could allow police to snoop on private messages

Security back doors essentially act as secret access portals, whereby the social media companies and law enforcement agencies would have the keys to decrypt data sent and received by users of the ...

Privacy Sources of WhatsApp, other online messages must be traced: Supreme Court

the government has been attempting to enable tractability of such messages but online messaging services like WhatsApp have maintained that they cannot do much as the messages are end-to-end...

Privacy U.S. Senate tech critic challenges Zuckerberg to sell WhatsApp, Instagram to prove he’s serious about data privacy

As Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg met Thursday with President Donald Trump and other critics of the tech industry, the Senate’s most vocal detractor offered a challenge: Sell your WhatsApp and...

Privacy Senator challenges Facebook to sell Instagram, WhatsApp to prove it’s serious about data privacy

Lee’s office said the two discussed bias against conservatives on Facebook’s platform, regulation of online services, enforcement of antitrust laws in the tech industry and data privacy issues....

Privacy Nasty WhatsApp Privacy Surprise: ‘Delete For Everyone’ Doesn’t Delete For Everyone

WhatsApp has found itself under fire for an inadvertent issue with the integrity of its “delete for everyone” function. The issue is that when a recipient is using an iPhone, and when the recipient...

Privacy WhatsApp Pay stokes privacy fears in India - News |

"It is important that we do not become mere Internet colonies for global companies and make every organisation accountable towards the security and privacy of data of our fellow countrymen," a ...

Privacy Ensure WhatsApp Payments doesn't share user data with Facebook, Instagram, govt tells NCPI

Top officials told The Economic Times that the government is concerned that the WhatsApp's payment service may share user data with its parent Facebook and sister company Instagram - a threat to ...