WhatsApp to Build India Team as Part of Reported Steps to Curb Fake News

WhatsApp has informed the government that it is building a local team, including India head, as part of steps to check fake news circulation but has not met the key demand of identifying message originators, according to official sources. The popular messaging app is under fire over abuse of its platform for circulation of fake news […]

Twitter Ropes in Academic Partners to Curb Abuse, Harassment on the Platform

In line with its efforts to curb abuse and harassment of users on its platform, Twitter has now selected two research projects that aim to develop metrics to measure the “health” of public conversation. “An update! We’ve selected 2 partners from 230 idea submissions. Our first goal is working to measure the ‘health’ of public conversation, and […]

Supreme Court Gives Government More Time to Curb Child Pornography Sites

The Supreme Court on Monday gave the government more time to suggest ways and means for blocking child pornography in its all forms as it was told that due to Holi holidays, the required meeting of officials with National Commission for Women (NCW) could not take place. Granting two weeks’ time as Additional Solicitor General […]

FireEye’s Mandiant Red Team Operations to Curb Cyber-Attack Risk

US-based network security company FireEye on Monday launched the “Mandiant Red Team Operations” a set of objectives-based assessments that conduct no-holds-barred attacks on organisations to highlight weakness in systems or procedures and to enhance detection and response capabilities. Additionally, “Mandiant Penetration Testing” was also launched on Monday that offers eight highly customisable penetration test types […]