Tagged: FactorDaily

0

India urgently needs responsible disclosure policy guidelines for vulnerability reporting

This year has been an interesting one for infosecurity in India. Major infrastructure services — from identity to payment services — have gone online. This is also the reason why there is a lot of conversation happening around general and operational security. But what’s lacking is talk around missing guidelines to report security...

2

Dear Mr R S Sharma: Aadhaar Number has no place on the Open Web

The Center for Internet and Society recently published a report called Information Security Practices of Aadhaar (or lack thereof): A documentation of public availability of Aadhaar numbers with sensitive personal financial information. After it was published it got wide media coverage. R S Sharma, currently chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India,...

0

Hyderabad police have Orwellian plans for you; they’re building a surveillance hub

Something strange and worrisome is happening in Hyderabad. The police there want to collect records of every resident, regardless of whether or not the person is a suspect of any crime. And it doesn’t end there. They want to collect very specific details including phone numbers, relationships, voter identification numbers and Aadhaar numbers....

Broken HTTPS. Invalid SSL certificate. 0

This one small step by the government can be a giant step in boosting the cybersecurity of millions

As part of its Digital India initiative, the central government has been readying its cyber warfare arsenal. Its latest weapon is a mobile and desktop security solution that will notify, enable cleaning and secure devices and systems of end-users. The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) launched this solution — a botnet...