WhatsApp’s video calls upgraded: 3 game-changing features

WhatsApp is preparing to introduce a screen-sharing feature during video calls, recently uncovered in its beta version.

Elon Musk to Ban Apple devices at his company

SpaceX and Tesla Chief Elon Musk stated that he would ban Apple devices in his company if the tech giant incorporates OpenAI into its operating systems. Musk also shared a well-known Indian meme to mock Apple amidst this controversy.

Allegations of state-sponsored phone hacking, Apple alerts, and political implications in India

In recent years, India has become a battleground for various forces to shape its narrative and influence its direction. Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) claim to promote human rights and social justice, but often serve as pawns in a larger geopolitical game. Among these, Access Now stands out as a platform fuelled by significant funding from global […]

iPhone row shocker: 10 Qs for tongue-tied CPIM’s neta’s wife, Wire editor Seema Chishti

As a matter of fact, the New Indian also sent queries to Apple's India team, which refused to reply thus far.

Explosive exposé uncovers India’s Apple iPhone snoopgate links

NEW DELHI: In an explosive expose, The New Indian found out that all the iPhone alerts received by the opposition INDIA alliance’s parliamentarians mentioned Access Now for support — a non-profit organization founded in 2009 with a mission to defend and extend the digital civil rights of people around the world, according to their homepage.  […]

Being targetted by “state-sponsored” attackers remotely: Mahua’s letter to Lok Sabha Speaker  

NEW DELHI: Trinamool Congress’ Lok Sabha Parliamentarian Mahua Moitra wrote to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla regarding “warning messages” of their Apple devices being hacked on Wednesday.  Earlier Moitra had taken to the social media platform, X, to share the warning message from Apple tagging Shiv Sena (UBT) parliamentarian Priyanka Chaturvedi.  The content of the […]

India iPhone attack is troubling message to world: Shiv Sena MP

NEW DELHI: Following claims of “state-sponsored” surveillance into her iPhone, Shiv Sena (UBT)’s Member of Parliament, Priyanka Chaturvedi, sent a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah, on Tuesday, to investigate these security alerts. Chaturvedi implored the Centre to find out which “state-sponsored” entity had hacked into her phone. Her letter […]

Rahul Gandhi challenges Centre amid iPhone snooping allegations

NEW DELHI: In the wake of mounting allegations against the Bharatiya Janata Party-led Centre regarding privacy breaches within the INDIA alliance, Congress’ Member of Parliament from Wayanad, Rahul Gandhi, issued a bold challenge to the government, asserting that they will not be deterred. At a press conference, Rahul Gandhi boldly declared, “Very few people are fighting […]

iPhone breach: India’s CERT had alerted first in Jun, Apple advisory nothing new

NEW DELHI: Amid the ongoing controversy in India, where opposition leaders have raised concerns about alleged government-sponsored phone surveillance, it has come to light that India’s nodal agency for cybersecurity, the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), had issued a security warning for iPhone users in the country back in June 2023. The alert specifically focused on […]

India iPhone row: Apple admits attack but says can’t share who caused it

Apple asserts that it does not attribute the threat notifications to any specific state-sponsored attacker, shedding light on the challenges of threat detection.