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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...

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ಖಾಸಗಿತನ ಮೂಲಭೂತ ಹಕ್ಕು

ನೆನ್ನೆ ಮಾನ್ಯ ಸುಪ್ರೀಂ ಕೋರ್ಟ್‌ನ ಒಂಬತ್ತು ನ್ಯಾಯಮೂರ್ತಿಗಳ ಸಂವಿಧಾನ ಪೀಠವು ಖಾಸಗಿತನ ಮೂಲಭೂತ ಹಕ್ಕು ಎಂದು ಸರ್ವಾನುಮತದಿಂದ ತೀರ್ಮಾನಿಸಿತು. ಸರಳವಾಗಿ ಹೇಳಬೇಕೆಂದರೆ ಖಾಸಗಿತನ ತನ್ನ ಪಾಡಿಗೆ ತಾನು ಬದುಕುವ ಹಕ್ಕು. ಇದನ್ನು ಎತ್ತಿಡಿಯುವುದರ ಮೂಲಕ ಪ್ರತಿ ಭಾರತೀಯನ ಮೇಲೆ ಪರಿಣಾಮ ಬೀರುವಂತಹ ಚಾರಿತ್ರಿಕ ತೀರ್ಪುನ್ನು ಪೀಠವು ನೀಡಿದೆ. ನೆನಪಿನಲ್ಲಿಡಬೇಕಾದ ಅಂಶವೆಂದರೆ ಖಾಸಗಿತನವು ಮೂಲಭೂತ ಹಕ್ಕು ಅಲ್ಲ ಎಂದು ಕೇಂದ್ರ ಸರ್ಕಾರ ಪ್ರತಿಪಾದಿಸಿತ್ತು. ಇವೆಲ್ಲದರ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ನನ್ನೆರಡು ಮಾತುಗಳು. ಓದಲಿಕ್ಕೆ: ಸುಪ್ರೀಂ ಕೋರ್ಟ್‌ನ ತೀರ್ಪಿನ ಪ್ರತಿ...

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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...

You could be committing crime by Scraping or Stumbling 1

You could be committing crime by Scraping or Stumbling

For most of us who work with data, Scraping is the default way to get the data out of public internet. To give you an example what it means. Lets say you have a published URL like http://openbangalore.org/postbox/pb/pincode/571120 which gives you the postboxes in the pincode area 571120. If you are smart enough...

Meaning of hack according to Indian IT Act 2000 0

Meaning of hack according to Indian IT Act 2000

I am doing this course in IPR laws by NLSIU. Hence I was going through the India IT ACT 2000. There I found the definition for Hack and Hacking.Like any other main stream media journalists these guys (law makers) wrongly use the words hack and hacker. Instead of crack and cracker ( cracking)....