January 23, 2021 8:38 am
As Digital India expands and brings in more users from the current base of 70 crore, and more take to social media for communications and business, they must be ensured a safer digital space, given that most wouldn’t be aware of the reach of the data being generated
September 16, 2020 3:53 pm
Consent-based models on data privacy need to be supported by ones based on accountability
August 21, 2020 3:08 am
Eight simple tips and tricks to help you boost the security and privacy of your smartphone.
July 13, 2020 11:27 am
The list of thousands of people across 30 districts of the state – including their full names, mobile number, address, and date of completion of home quarantine – was available in public domain.
May 28, 2020 6:46 pm
BECIL tender wants bidding companies to offer surveillance instruments that eye suspects, not just patients. We have no information on where this data is being stored, the period of storage, and whether the data will be deleted after the COVID-19 crisis passes.
February 24, 2020 1:50 am
Justice Srikrishna sees the shadow of Big Brother in reworked data protection bill. His concern is not misplaced.
February 15, 2020 8:38 am
Last week, a Dutch district court ruled against an identification mechanism called SyRI (System Risk Indicator), because of data privacy and human rights concerns.
February 13, 2020 12:18 pm
Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and TikTok will have to reveal users’ identities if Indian government agencies ask them to, according to the country’s controversial new rules for social media companies and messaging apps expected to be published later this month.
January 20, 2020 7:53 pm
In a massive data leak, Telnet credentials of over five lakh users have been published online on a hacking forum. The latest Telnet leak seems much bigger and more serious as a lot more credentials have been exposed.
January 20, 2020 9:03 am
European regulators have imposed 114 million euros ($126 million) in fines for data breaches since tougher privacy rules came into force in mid-2018