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US senator's letter
Governments spying on Apple, Google users through push notifications

Logo of Apple, Google

Some governments have asked Apple and Google for the push notification records of their users in order to track down certain individuals. This information comes from U.S. Senator Ron Wyden. “Push notifications are alerts sent by phone apps to users’ smartphones,” Wyden said. Senator Ron Wyden wrote a letter to …

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interpol biometric hub
INTERPOL biometric tool to capture most wanted criminals


INTERPOL, the world’s largest international police organization unveiled its new enhanced BioHub. This system, powered by IDEMIA’s advanced multibiometric identification system (MBIS), is expected to transform global law enforcement capabilities. MBIS 5 is the latest version, released in October 2023. It has new algorithms that improve matching accuracy, reduce response …

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Secureworks reports hackers intensify attacks on customers, a major online travel agency, reported that customers have been targeted by hackers. While the agency’s systems are secure, online criminals have scammed many customers by stealing login credentials from the agency’s partner hotels. These criminals then pose as hotel staff to deceive customers. What have the online attacks …

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Alarming increases deepfake video
India to have regulations tackle deepfakes: IT Minister Vaishnaw

Ashwini Vaishnaw, Union Information Technology Minister, India

Deepfake technology in India: India has a population of 1.4 billion, making it the second largest country in the world. It also has the second highest number of mobile phones. It is estimated that by the end of 2023, India will have more than a billion smartphone users. Although it …

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DataHub Asia
By 2025, Domestic cloud market expected $46.3 million; MD “DataHub Asia”

“To support country’s growing digital economy, protecting sensitive data with cost saving ‘purpose-built data center’ is needed” according to Md. Shoroer Morshed Porag, Managing Director of DataHub Asia. He remarked this on a seminar held Tuesday (21 November) at Dhaka titled “Purpose-Built Data center: Destination of Choice” arranged by DataHub …

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Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat statment
Canadian government discloses data breach


The Canadian government reported that two contractors have been hacked, revealing sensitive information of an unknown number of government employees. Last month, there were security breaches that affected two companies: Brookfield Global Relocation Services (BGRS) and SIRVA Worldwide Relocation & Moving Services. These companies provide relocation services to Canadian government …

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Reuters Special
How an Indian startup hacked the world

Rajat and Anuj Khare, two brothers who owned the Indian company Appin, were involved in a large-scale hacking incident. They stole personal information from celebrities, multinational executives, politicians, and others. An Indian company hacked on a large scale and got personal information of executives, lawyers, and politicians from all over …

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