CYBER SECURITY

  • Gmail passwords leaked: How safe is internet usage in India? September 12, 2014

    As a list of nearly 5 million combinations of Gmail addresses and passwords was made available to the public online on Tuesday, India comes to terms with developing a more stringent cyber policing and norms to deal with any such eventuality in the future. ...
  • The Guardian journalist who reported NSA spying defends Snowden July 24, 2013

    The Guardian journalist, Greenwald, who first wrote about the NSA spying scandal has defended whistleblower Edward Snowden. He has said that Snowden wanted the information to be revealed but left it up to reporters as to what they revealed. ...
  • Sibal stresses on the need to protect personal information online July 2, 2013

    Union Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal on Tuesday stressed on the need to protect personal information and sovereign data online, while speaking at the launch of the National Cyber Security Policy in New Delhi. ...
  • We don't have to sacrifice freedom in order to achieve security: Obama June 18, 2013

    Even as NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has said Barack Obama's failed promises led to the leaks, the US President has defended his government's policy, while appearing to champion freedom over security. ...
  • Hackers can target medical devices, say cybersecurity experts June 17, 2013

    If you thought hackers could target only your email account or your bank account, think again. Cybersecurity experts say hackers can even take over important medical devices such as pacemakers. A cybersecurity firm has found major vulnerabilities that would allow hackers access to pacemakers, anaesthesia devices, monitoring stations, other lifesustaining...
  • Obama defends phone surveillance, says no one can have 100 pc privacy June 8, 2013

    US President Barack Obama defends the internet snooping programme saying they are keeping a tab on websites like Google and Facebook to identify those with terrorist links. ...
  • US govt monitoring internet activity of many people worldwide: Reports June 7, 2013

    Details are now emerging that the US government allegedly has been monitoring internet activity of millions of people worldwide. The Washington Post and The Guardian are reporting that the National Security Agency (NSA) and the FBI are tapping directly into the servers of nine leading Internet companies, including Microsoft, Yahoo,...