Spy

  • Nargis Fakhri: I'm more comfortable in Bollywood than Hollywood 10-07-2014 12:32 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Nargis Fakhri, who is making her debut in Hollywood with the film 'Spy', says she is comparatively more comfortable in Bollywood. "I think I am feeling comfortable in Bollywood more than in Hollywood because I have spent more time here now and I am understanding a lot of...
  • Reports of BJP being spied upon by NSA embarrassing, says US Senator John McCain 03-07-2014 08:38 AM

    US Senator John McCain who is in India on a two-day visit has told CNN-IBN that reports of the Bharatiya Janata Party being spied upon by the National Security Agency is embarrassing. Speaking to CNN-IBN, he has also admitted that there is a need for more judicial and Congressional supervision...
  • Government has taken cognizance of spying report: BJP 02-07-2014 06:12 PM

    New Delhi: The government has taken cognizance of the reports of the US spying over the BJP and it should not happen again, the party said on Wednesday. "The government has taken cognizance of the reports, and it is unfortunate. It should not happen again," Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson...
  • Vidya Balan admits that she used to spy on her college crush 02-07-2014 05:39 PM

    New Delhi: Among the three major sleuth films that were announced last year, it is Vidya Balan's 'Bobby Jasoos' that is being presented to the audience first and the actress is glad to be leading the race to the theatres. The other two films are Dibakar Banerjee's 'Byomkesh Bakshi', a...
  • India summons US diplomats over snooping of BJP, calls it unnaceptable 02-07-2014 11:36 AM

    New Delhi: India has strongly taken up the issue of the US National Security Agency spying upon the Bharatitya Janata Party and has summoned US diplomats. The government has called the snooping of the BJP 'unacceptable' and has sought assurance from the US that it will not happen again. However,...
  • US NSA spied upon BJP, 5 other foreign political parties, 193 governments 01-07-2014 03:05 PM

    New Delhi: The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party was one of the six foreign political parties that was spied upon by the United States of America's National Security Agency according to documents published by whistleblower Edward Snowden through the Washington Post. According to the documents, which have also been accessed by...
  • Vidya Balan dons the detective hat in real life; set to spy on colleagues through 'Bobby Jasoos' blog 12-06-2014 08:25 PM

    New Delhi: Actress Vidya Balan, who will be seen as a detective in her forthcoming film "Bobby Jasoos", is going to start spying on Bollywood stars through a blog. Titled Bobby Ko Sab Malum Hai, the blog will have Bobby writing, sharing exclusive Bollywood news and gossip. The actress will...
  • China state media wants Apple, Google to be severely punished for spying 04-06-2014 04:46 PM

    Beijing: Chinese state media lashed out at Google Inc, Apple Inc and other US technology companies on Wednesday, calling on Beijing "to punish severely the pawns" of the US government for monitoring China and stealing secrets. US companies such as Yahoo Inc, Cisco Systems Inc, Microsoft Corp and Facebook Inc...
  • Indian spy says treated worse back home than in Pakistan jail 04-06-2014 10:24 AM

    Srinagar: Sent on a mission to Pakistan 37 years ago, there has been little by way by appreciation for Indian spy Vinod Sahani. So much so that he feels that his own country has treated him worse than a state which tortured and kept him in jail for 11 years....
  • Police vs police fight in Bangalore, public not amused 31-05-2014 02:45 PM

    Bangalore: In Bangalore, a revolt has been brewing within the police department. This after a senior IPS officer was accused of clicking a woman's picture at a coffee shop. The officer claims it's an attempt by senior officers from the police department to defame him. Additional Director General of Police...
  • YSR Congress MP joins TDP 25-05-2014 01:59 PM

    In a blow to the YSR Congress, one of its party MPs on Sunday joined the rival TDP, which is set to form the government in Andhra Pradesh. A three-time Nandyal MP, S P Y Reddy, who was elected on a YSR Congress ticket, switched over to TDP. He was...
  • Yahoo beefs up security to protect users from snooping 03-04-2014 12:56 PM

    San Francisco: Yahoo has added more layers of security in its effort to shield people's online lives from government spying and other snooping. The measures announced Wednesday include the completion of a system that encrypts all information being transmitted from one Yahoo data centre to another. The technology is designed...
  • Pakistani spy used email, fax to send info: Police 27-03-2014 10:06 PM

    Police on Thursday uncovered a "sophisticated mechanism" via which official information was transferred to Pakistani intelligence agencies by the spy who was arrested on Wednesday. Pak spy Lovedeep Singh, arrested on Wednesday, used the business solution of 'Fax My Way', located at Ashok Vihar of New Delhi, to fax and...
  • It's boom time for detective agencies in run up to Lok Sabha polls 27-03-2014 12:55 PM

    New Delhi: With campaigning for the Lok Sabha polls gaining momentum, private detective agencies are having a boom time as they are being hired on a large scale by candidates and parties to keep a tab on their rivals. Though spy agencies were engaged by parties in previous elections as...
  • China demands explanation from US on Huawei spying report 24-03-2014 02:53 PM

    Beijing: China wants a clear explanation from Washington over a report that the US National Security Agency infiltrated servers at the headquarters of telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co., a Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday. Hong Lei, the spokesman, said China was "extremely concerned" about the spying allegations. "Recently,...
  • NSA hacks into email servers of Chinese tech giant Huawei: Report 23-03-2014 11:28 AM

    Berlin: US intelligence agencies hacked into the email servers of Chinese tech giant Huawei five years ago, around the time concerns were growing in Washington that the telecommunications equipment manufacturer was a threat to US national security, two newspapers reported Saturday. The National Security Agency began targeting Huawei in early...
  • MHA accuses Vodafone of secretly sharing data with British agency 11-03-2014 07:53 AM

    New Delhi: Major telecom player Vodafone has been accused by the Union Home Ministry of secretly sharing subscriber data with a British intelligence and security organisation, a charge denied by the company. According to documents of the Internal Security Division of the Home Ministry, Vodafone is alleged to have given...
  • Cyber spying campaign 'The Mask' uncovered 11-02-2014 02:10 PM

    Punta Cana: A computer security software firm has uncovered what it calls the first cyber espionage campaign believed to be started by a Spanish-speaking country, targeting government agencies, energy companies and activists in 31 countries. Dubbed "The Mask," the campaign had operated undetected since 2007 and infected more than 380...
  • No party to get majority in India's 2014 polls: US spy chief 29-01-2014 10:59 PM

    Washington: Coalition politics would continue to dominate India's governance as no party is likely to get a clear majority in the 2014 general election, a senior US intelligence official said on Wednesday. "Coalition politics will almost certainly dominate Indian governance. Since the 1984 national elections, no party has won a...
  • NSA also involved in industrial espionage: Edward Snowden 27-01-2014 07:17 AM

    Berlin: Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden claimed in a new interview that the US agency is involved in industrial espionage. In the interview aired on Sunday night on German public television broadcaster ARD, Snowden said if German engineering company Siemens had information that would benefit the US, but had nothing...
  • Snowden denies getting help from Russia in leaking US secrets: Report 22-01-2014 03:45 PM

    Former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden said he acted alone in leaking US government secrets and that suggestions by some US lawmakers he might have had help from Russia were "absurd," a US based magazine reported on Tuesday. In an interview the magazine said was conducted by encrypted means...
  • A smartphone that can encrypt all calls, messages to protect them from spies, hackers 20-01-2014 12:06 PM

    London: A new 'snoop-resistant' smartphone that can encrypt all calls and messages to protect them from spies and hackers is being developed. The Blackphone is described by its makers as "the world's first smartphone to put privacy and control ahead of everything else." The Blackphone is being developed by US-based...
  • NSA malware spies on 100,000 computers around the world, including in India 16-01-2014 06:08 AM

    Washington: The US National Security Agency has implanted software in nearly 100,000 computers around the world - but not in the United States - that allows the US to conduct surveillance on those machines, The New York Times reported Tuesday. The Times cited NSA documents, computer experts and US officials...
  • Barack Obama likely to approve surveillance changes: officials 15-01-2014 10:53 PM

    Washington: President Barack Obama is expected to endorse changes to the way the government collects millions of Americans' phone records for possible future surveillance, but he'll leave many of the specific details to Congress, according to three US officials familiar with the White House intelligence review. In a highly anticipated...
  • Snowden worked at US Embassy in Delhi: report 14-01-2014 12:22 AM

    Washington: Intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden worked at the US Embassy in India and took a course in "ethical hacking" in Delhi, about three years before he leaked the NSA's surveillance programmes that embarrassed the Obama administration. Snowden was in India in his capacity as a National Security Agency (NSA) contractor...
  • NSA developing a quantum computer to crack privacy codes: Report 03-01-2014 02:02 PM

    The US National Security Agency is trying to develop a computer that could ultimately break most encryption programs, whether they are used to protect other nations' spying programs or consumers' bank accounts, The Washington Post reported on Thursday. The report, which the newspaper said was based on documents leaked by...
  • Chinese hackers spied on Europeans before G20 meeting: Researcher 10-12-2013 02:07 PM

    Chinese hackers eavesdropped on the computers of five European foreign ministries before last September's G20 Summit, which was dominated by the Syrian crisis, according to research by computer security firm FireEye Inc. The hackers infiltrated the ministries' computer networks by sending emails to staff containing tainted files with titles such...
  • NSA spying on online gamers across the world: Report 10-12-2013 07:59 AM

    London: American and British intelligence operations have been spying on gamers across the world, media outlets reported, saying that the world's most powerful espionage agencies sent undercover agents into virtual universes to monitor activity in online fantasy games such as World of Warcraft. Stories carried Monday by The New York...
  • Delhi: AAP releases video of alcohol being distributed by parties 03-12-2013 07:40 AM

    New Delhi: As Delhi goes to polls on Wednesday, the Aam Aadmi Party has now released a video of how in violation of the Election Commission guidelines, alcohol is being distributed in Delhi by rival parties. Pointing fingers at the Congress and BJP, Arvind Kejriwal's party has filed a complaint...
  • Court to consider defamation complaint against Modi, others on Nov 26 21-11-2013 06:56 PM

    A Delhi court, on Thursday, fixed November 26 for considering the criminal defamation complaint filed by former IPS officer RB Sreekumar against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Rajnath Singh and two others over attacks on him in the ISRO spying case. Sreekumar, who retired as the Director General...