Government amending IT Act to trace rogue messages on WhatsApp
The government has proposed to amend the Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011 of the IT Act, 2000.
WhatsApp races against time to fix fake news mess ahead of 2019 general elections
For WhatsApp, one of the key learnings from the Mexico elec...
Apple asked to follow government’s phased manufacturing plan
The revenue department will decide on custom duty exemptions for imported compon...
BHIM needs Mbappé speed to improve track record
The Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) said recently that cashback offers for merchants were withdrawn from July 1.
Government releases draft rules for m-wallets, smart cards
The companies will also have to establish a mechanism for monitoring, handling and follow-up of cyber incidents and breaches.
Govt asks banks to enable m-banking for all by March 31
Out of the 65 per cent accounts already seeded with mobile numbers, only 20 per cent are enabled for mobile banking.
Trai recommends shutting down of analog transmission by 2023
Trai has said that private players should be permitted to provide DTT services along with the public service broadcaster.
IT Ministry asks NPCI to check compliance of WhatsApp payments, data safety: Sources
When reached for comment, WhatsApp said that payments data is used to enable transactions, protect people from abuse and fraud, and offer customer support.
Modi govt orders CBI to probe Cambridge Analytica in data mining case
Cambridge Analytica is at the heart of the case involving alleged breach of Facebook user data seeking information about its clients in India and whether it had harvested their user profiles.
Facebook faces delay to WhatsApp Payments in India
The delay comes just as WhatsApp has been embroiled in a controversy over lynchings in the country.
Srikrishna panel upset at timing of Trai suggestions
The committee fears Trai's move will delay submission of its own report due later this month.
Govt to give preference to cyber security products by domestic firms
MeitY said in an order that it "hereby notifies that Cyber Security being a strategic sector, preference shall be provided by all procuring entities to domestically manufactured/produced Cyber Security Products".
‘India can have bigger say with ICANN managing internet’
US-based control and oversight to a more inclusive “multi stakeholder” model could be an opportunity for India to have a greater say in how the Internet is governed.
Petrol pumps to deploy trainers to help customers use digital payment methods
Now the pumps have launched campaign to spread digital awareness among customers and facilitate the cashless payment options.
Cyber cops in touch with Congress after Rahul Gandhi's Twitter account is hacked
Cert is the nodal agency for responding to computer security incidents. The Congress also lodged a FIR with the cyber cell of Delhi Police.
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