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Becoming more like WhatsApp isn’t the solution to Facebook’s privacy concerns

Mark Zuckerberg aims to make private messages private and ephemeral – meaning Facebook can’t read our messages, and the data doesn’t stick around for long.
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Cyber security can seem scary, but really it’s a source of hope

Technology users see cyber threats as economic disablers and cybersecurity as an economic burden.
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Modi govt warns states to watch out for cyber-security threats, prove preparedness

Cyber-security experts say Modi govt's warning could be a case of too little, too late, especially in the absence of a comprehensive law on the issue.
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Modi govt launches big revamp of official computer systems to counter hacking & cybercrime

Modi government has so far updated a large number of official websites after 700-plus instances of hacking between 2013 and 2016.
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Panel formed by Modi’s office to fix India’s internet, from fake news to payments

A PMO-appointed committee has been tasked with studying a broad range of internet-related issues, and come up with frameworks to solve them.
79% of Indian firms say cyber security among top 5 business risks: KPMG report

79% of Indian firms say cyber security among top 5 business risks: KPMG report

Malware is the most common type of cyber-attack, with 73% of the firms considering it a menace followed by phishing (43%).
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Come January, India-US cyber security cooperation to take off

US diplomat says the need now is to operationalise the joint policy, and a bilateral meeting in Washington in January will create a roadmap for it.

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4 reasons why Modi remains in the hunt for a second term

Without these 4 factors, Modi & BJP’s fortunes would have been sunk by govt's dismal performance on the economy, jobs & reckless steps like demonetisation.
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Did the last season of Game of Thrones let down its legions of fans?

Many Game of Thrones fans across the world have demanded a remake of the 8th season of Game of Thrones saying the script didn’t match their expectations.

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After 10-year wait, defence ministry to grant ex-servicemen status to military nurses

Military nurses had been seeking to be treated at par with other military officers, including doctors.
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If Pragya Thakur wins this Thursday, Modi is in for an embarrassing 5 years

Never has one constituency had such a bearing on Indian nationalism and the pretence of a Gandhian polity. So what if PM Modi doesn’t forgive her in his heart?