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Securing oneself on Telegram

Securing oneself on Telegram

Telegram, the messaging app, isn’t well known for cooperating with the law enforcement agencies in providing any kind of data of any users. Due to this and various other factors, it has become quite popular amongst extremist groups as well. With over 200 million users worldwide, this application has become a “go-to” destination for criminals ...

Securing oneself on Snapchat

Securing oneself on Snapchat

People care about saving their snap scores a lot these days. However, it is equally important to save oneself on Snapchat as well. Snapchat has some great privacy and security features right from the installation, such as identifying the person who took the screenshot of a story or snaps only being visible to friends. While ...

The Story ‘Ban on 59 Apps’ is not over

The Story ‘Ban on 59 Apps’ is not over

On 29th June 2020, Ministry of electronics and information technology issued a press release which essentially blocked public access to a list of 59 apps. This was done as per Section 69A of the Information Technology Act, 2000  read with the relevant provisions of the Information Technology (Procedure and Safeguards for Blocking of Access of ...

Securing oneself on Instagram

Securing oneself on Instagram

Instagram is one of the most post popular social media platforms in the world right now, with over 155 million users in India! With such a huge user base, it becomes important to consider the importance of an Individual’s privacy and Security on the platform. Here are a few things one can do to enjoy …

Is your phone hacked?

Is your phone hacked?

Smartphones have become a part and parcel of our lives. From emails to banking all our activities have gone online. Even after a lot of efforts by Google and Apple, mobile malware is present in the official app stores. Malware includes many different types of threats like viruses, spyware, worms, Trojans, etc. Malware gets often …

Apex Court clears the air on Section 65B, Evidence Act

Apex Court clears the air on Section 65B, Evidence Act

The onset of technology and its involvement in our personal lives also brings various challenges of the applicability and acceptability of such technology in more traditional and conventional setups. For example, many people find it intriguing that whether an Agreement made over Email will have the same validity as an agreement made on paper and …

Zoom’s Security and Privacy

Zoom’s Security and Privacy

#CyberPeaceTalks with Vineet Kumar Zoom’s Security and Privacy   Recently Mr. Vineet Kumar, President, Cyber Peace Foundation hosted a webinar #Cyber Peace Talks with Mr. Sameer Raje, General Manager and Head of India, Zoom to discuss various aspects of the new communication standards set up by Zoom Cloud Meetings and various controversies around it.   ...

Online Resilience, Women and Cyber Safety

Online Resilience, Women and Cyber Safety

Rumination through the Digital Shakti Campaign As I write this post after a good couple of months into the Digital Shakti campaign that we launched in collaboration with Facebook and the National Commission for Women, there are some interesting and some worrisome findings through the project. The campaign overall is doing great and we have …