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  • China to propose new code of conduct for Line of Actual Control in border talks with India March 23, 2015

    New Delhi: In the 18th round of border talks with India, China is likely to propose a new code of conduct for the Line of Actual Control. The talks hold political significance as these are the first round of negotiations after Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power. The talks are...
  • Tech firms, not spy agencies, 'will win' the encryption battle: Google's Eric Schmidt March 19, 2015

    Washington: Technology firms will ultimately prevail in their efforts to use strong encryption on devices that cannot be accessed by the government, Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt said Wednesday. Schmidt, speaking at a Washington think-tank, said he was "sympathetic" to the arguments of law enforcement and intelligence agencies seeking to thwart...
  • 5 things you can do to ward off the NSA from snooping on your emails March 17, 2015

    SAn Francisco: More than half of Americans are worried about the US government's digital spies prying into their emails, texts, search requests and other online information, but few are trying to thwart the surveillance. That's according to a new survey from Pew Research Center, released Monday. A main reason for the...
  • Wikipedia specifically targeted for upstream surveillance by the NSA, says Wikimedia co-founder Jimmy Wales March 12, 2015

    San Francisco: The Wikimedia Foundation believes it can win its case against the US National Security Agency because it has evidence that mass surveillance had caused it harm, Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales said on Wednesday. Wales also said he thought the lawsuit, brought Tuesday by Wikimedia and rights groups, would...
  • CIA has been working for years to break Apple encryption: Report March 11, 2015

    Washington: The Central Intelligence Agency has been working for years to break encryption on Apple devices, to spy on communications of iPhone and iPad users, a report said. Investigative news site The Intercept, citing leaked secret documents, said the effort began in 2006 as Apple was preparing to launch its...
  • Wikimedia files lawsuit against NSA's mass snoop-ops March 11, 2015

    New York: The US National Security Agency was sued on Tuesday by Wikimedia and other groups challenging one of its mass surveillance programs that they said violates Americans' privacy and makes individuals worldwide less likely to share sensitive information. The lawsuit filed in federal court in Maryland, where the spy agency...
  • US cannot counter China in Asia without India's support: Ex-NSA March 6, 2015

    Kochi: Former National Security Adviser MK Narayanan on Friday said the US cannot counter China in the Asian region without India's support. "India is the only country in the Asian region capable of standing against China," Narayanan said while delivering a keynote address at a two-day conference on 'US Rebalance...
  • Pakistan captures 48 Indian fishermen with 8 boats March 6, 2015

    Ahmedabad: The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (MSA) on Friday apprehended 48 Indian fishermen and seized 8 of their boats near Jakhau port off the Gujarat coast, officials of National Fishworkers Forum (NFF) said. The Forum claimed that the Pakistani agency guards fired several rounds in the air to overpower these...
  • Weekend Reading List: From the history of sex.com to 300 awesome free things February 27, 2015

    The weekend's almost here and you might want to utilise the time you have on hand productively. What better than reading? We have shortlisted a selection of technology-related articles that could make your weekend a little more worthwhile. The history of sex.com, the most contested domain on the Internet: Sex...
  • European SIM maker confirms hacking by spy agencies NSA, GCHQ February 26, 2015

    The Hague: After an internal investigation, digital security company Gemalto has concluded that it had "reasonable grounds to believe" that it was hacked by US National Security Agency (NSA) and Britain's Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), the Amsterdam-based company stated Wednesday. On February 19, 2015, news website The Intercept revealed that, based...
  • NSA chief dodges hard drive spying allegations, says programs lawful February 24, 2015

    Washington: The head of the National Security Agency refused to comment on Monday on reports that the U.S. government implants spyware on computer hard drives for surveillance purposes, saying "we fully comply with the law." U.S. Navy Admiral Michael Rogers was responding to reports that the NSA had embedded spyware in...
  • Encryption keys of mobile SIM cards powerful spying tool for NSA February 21, 2015

    Washington: It would be another powerful tool in the arsenal of US and British spy services: the encryption keys for a large share of the SIM cards used for mobile phones. A report by the investigative news website The Intercept, citing leaked documents from former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden,...
  • NSA, GCHQ spies hacked mobile SIM card keys: Report February 20, 2015

    Washington: US and British intelligence services can tap into mobile voice and data communications of many devices after stealing encryption keys of a major SIM card maker, a report said Thursday. The report, from investigative website The Intercept, said the US National Security Agency and its British counterpart GCHQ obtained encryption...
  • Equation Group: NSA cyber-spying program that hid spyware deep within hard drives exposed February 19, 2015

    San Francisco: Kaspersky said it found personal computers in 30 countries, including India, infected with one or more of the spying programs carried by the US National Security Agency (NSA). The US National Security Agency has figured out how to hide spying software deep within hard drives made by Western Digital,...
  • Rajnath reviews security situation ahead of Obama visit December 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday reviewed the overall security environment in the country and its neighbourhood with the top brass, including Defence Minister, NSA and Army Chief. The inter-ministerial meeting took stock of the prevailing security situation in the country ahead...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 29, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay October 29, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Jamat terrorists Boma Mizal, Sayedullah named as Yusuf's handlers in Burdwan terror attack October 29, 2014

    A terror tree established from the interrogation of wives of the two terror operatives involved in the Burdwan bomb blast reveal that the Jamat terrorists in 2007 came to India after the terror outfit was banned in Bangladeh in 2005. ...
  • Burdwan blast: BJP attacks West Bengal government, says Mamata should resign as CM October 24, 2014

    The National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval will visit Burdwan on Monday. On Friday, the NIA Director General reviewed investigations on the ground in Burdwan and Mushridabad. Two suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorists were killed in a bomb blast in the area, putting the Mamata Banerjee government under fire as well. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 24, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey October 24, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: NSA to visit Burdwan blast site in West Bengal October 24, 2014

    A high-level delegation led by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval will be visiting West Bengal on Monday to take stock of the progress in the Burdwan blast case. The high-level delegation will include NIA, RAW and Intelligence Bureau (IB) officials. ...
  • Burdwan blast probe: NSA-led high level delegation to visit WB on Monday October 24, 2014

    New Delhi: A high-level delegation led by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval will be visiting West Bengal on Monday to take stock of the progress in the Burdwan blast case. The high-level delegation will include NIA, RAW and Intelligence Bureau (IB) officials. On Friday, NIA Director General Sharad Kumar visited the...
  • Ask India of things that it can do: ex-NSA Stephen Hadley October 24, 2014

    Washington: Observing that the new Indian government gives the US a fresh opportunity to re-start the bilateral ties, an ex-NSA has cautioned the Obama Administration of not demanding things from Prime Minister Modi, which he can't deliver. "We have to understand that India has a transition. They have come from...
  • PM interacts with army chief, NSA at Air Force Day reception October 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday interacted with army chief General Dalbir Singh and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval at the Air Force Day reception here against the backdrop of continuous ceasefire violations by Pakistan. He also mingled with guests and posed for photographs at "At Home" hosted by...
  • Ex-NSA chief warns of jihadi wave in India September 23, 2014

    London: A new version of jihad is attracting "small but steady stream" of Indians to join Islamic State movement in Syria, Former National Security Advisor (NSA) MK Narayanan warned on Tuesday. "New version jihad is proving to be highly attractive for its strength is spiritual purity. More and more youngsters find...
  • US building a new 6,200member cyber defence corps September 17, 2014

    Washington: The US military is building a new cyber defence corps that can be used to protect the nation and possibly for offensive purposes, the commander of the unit said. National Security Agency director Michael Rogers, who also heads the US Cyber Command, said the 6,200member unit should be fully operational...
  • NSA collects mass data on New Zealanders, says Edward Snowden September 15, 2014

    Wellington: Former National Security Agency systems analyst turned leaker Edward Snowden says the NSA is collecting mass surveillance data on New Zealanders through its XKeyscore program and has set up a facility in the South Pacific nation to tap into vast amounts of data. Snowden talked via video link from Russia...
  • US threatened Yahoo with $250,000 a day fine over surveillance September 12, 2014

    Washington: US authorities threatened to fine Yahoo $250,000 a day if it failed to comply with a secret surveillance program requiring it to hand over user data in the name of national security, court documents showed Thursday. The documents, made public in a rare unsealing by a secretive court panel, "underscore...
  • NSA Doval arrives in China to finalise Xi's visit to India September 8, 2014

    Beijing: National Security Advisor Ajit Doval arrived on Monday to firm up Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to India expected to take place next week. Doval will hold talks tomorrow with Chinese State Councillor Yang Jiechi and is expected to meet Xi after that. Dates for the visit of Xi, also...