WhatsApp ‘exits’ accounts of J&K users
As per WhatsApp’s global policy, accounts that remain unused for 120 days are automatically deactivated. As J&K completed exactly 120 days of internet blackout, residents woke up to find themselves checked out of their accounts and groups.
India may force social media platforms to offer user verification
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Aditya Birla Sun Life Mutual Fund allows lumpsum investment via WhatsApp
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Data of 20 out of 121 WhatsApp users targeted using Pegasus may have been accessed: Ravi Shankar Prasad
On May 20, WhatsApp reported an incident to country's cyber security watchdog Cert-In, stating that it had identified and promptly fixed a vulnerability that could enable an attacker to insert and execute code on mobile devices. WhatsApp also told CERT-In that the vulnerability could no longer be exploited to carry out attacks.
Perjury plea against WhatsApp withdrawn amid HC hearings
The petition claimed that though WhatsApp had declared in the Indian SC that its services were encrypted, it had conceded later before a US court that the privacy of many was breached in the alleged spyware attack. The top court in India was not informed of this, the petition said, seeking a criminal probe into the snooping allegations and perjury action against WhatsApp.
Twitter representatives appear before parliamentary panel examining cyber security of women
The Twitter India representatives are expected to make a presentation on the issue before the parliamentary panel on women empowerment.
House Panel to meet social media company representatives today
The Parliamentary Standing Committee for Women Empowerment will hold discussions with executives of Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and Twitter on how to tackle bullying, stalking, abuse and harassment of women on social media
Andhra Bank to forgo call option on bonds
A call option is an exit route for investors.
Government may spare Google from its phishing probe
The government is nevertheless planning to issue a notice to Google asking why it had not informed the authorities about the attack. It will also seek details of the cyber attack and its impact on Indian users. Phishing is defined as a fraudulent attempt to obtain sensitive information such as user names, passwords by masquerading as a trustworthy entity.
Payment banks can convert into small finance banks after 5 years
A minimum Rs 200 crore net worth is needed for the license of small finance bank, RBI said.
ET Awards 2019: Rashesh Shah, N Chandrasekaran talk marathon on a WhatsApp group
The two bosses exchange fitness tips all the time.
Postmen, grameen dak sevaks may soon start selling insurance policies
The IPPB, which is a corporate agent, can seek permission from Irdai for sponsoring postmen and grameen dak sevaks of Department of Posts (DoP) to act as Point of Salesperson (PoS), Irdai said. ln case the authority grants permission, IPPB shall be responsible for all acts of omission and commission of the persons appointed as PoS, it added.
Startup investors writing more $100 million cheques this year
With the rush of capital and new types of investors coming in, venture capitalists said the time taken for startups to grow their business and rack up $100 million in funding has also shrunk over the past few years.
RBI to introduce new prepaid payment instrument for digital transactions up to Rs 10,000
RBI proposed to introduce a new type of prepaid payment instruments (PPIs) which can be used only for the purchase of goods and services up to a limit of Rs 10,000. You can load/re-load such PPI only from a bank account to pay your bills.
LIC waives off charges on credit card payments
LIC has said that any credit card originated payments towards renewal premium, new premium, or repayment of loan and interest on loans against the policies will not attract any additional charges or convenience fee its parlance, from December 1.
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