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California based Cybersecurity company discovers spyware related to India-Pak Conflict The group is said to have ties to the Indian military Targets include Pakistan’s military, nuclear authorities, Indian election officials in Kashmir A California based cybersecurity company, Lookout Inc. in its latest research report has revealed two novel Android surveillanceware – Hornbill and SunBird. The team of researchers suggested these were used as surveillance tools by the advanced persistent threat group (APT) Confucius, which first…

New Delhi: Days after social media platform Whatsapp updated its terms of service allowing Facebook and its subsidiaries to collect user data including phone numbers and locations, the Facebook-owned company is now reportedly under the Government of India’s scanner. The move has sparked privacy concerns across the world as WhatsApp users will not be able to use the app without agreeing to the new terms. As per a Times of India report, the Indian government has…

New Delhi: Days after social media platform Whatsapp updated its terms of service allowing Facebook and its subsidiaries to collect user data including phone numbers and locations, the Facebook-owned messaging service has issued yet another clarification. In a statement, the social media giant has said the change in its recently revised policy “does not affect the privacy of messages with friends or family”. “Instead, this update includes changes related to messaging a business on WhatsApp”.…

Days after social media platform Whatsapp updated its terms of service allowing Facebook and its subsidiaries to collect user data including phone numbers and locations, Turkish Competition Board on Monday said that it launched an investigation into WhatsApp and its owner Facebook Inc after the messaging app asked users to agree to its new policy. Quoting a written statement, a report by international news agency Reuters said that the Competition Board said it ruled the…