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5 things that tell you “Legion” hackers are yet another BJP front

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So a few days ago,anonymous hackers calling themselves “Legion” hacked Rahul Gandhi’s Twitter account and made profane tweets from it. Anonymous legion hackers then compromised the official Congress handle and other accounts, all of them with official inc.in email IDs. Yesterday, the anonymous hackers calling themselves “Legion” hacked Barkha Dutt’s Twitter account followed by Ravish Kumar’s. The …

A Digital India with no interest in fixing serious security flaws

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The government of India doesn’t seem to be interested in getting security vulnerabilities fixed. A CS engineer, Bhavyanshu Parasher, has been spending his time understanding the current security standards deployed by the government of India in most of its data-critical apps and websites. Last year, in September, he disclosed a security flaw in Prime Minster …

What the security flaw in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s app tells us

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Bhavyanshu Parasher, a young computer science engineer took a look at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Android application (among popular apps he studied for his own research purposes). The Narendra Modi app had 500,000+ downloads at that time. He found a major security flaw in how the app accesses the “api.narendramodi.in/api” API. At the time of disclosure, API was being served …