Indian bug hunter finds flaw in Instagram, wins $30,000

IANS-   Chennai-based security researcher Laxman Muthiyah has won $30,000 as a part of a bug bounty program after he spotted a flaw in Facebook-owned photo-sharing app Instagram. Muthiyah said the vulnerability allowed him to “hack any Instagram account without consent permission.” He discovered it was possible to take over someone’s Instagram account by triggering […]

Instagram threatening Amazon with its e-trade plans

IANS-   The current dominance in online commerce enjoyed by Amazon could be endangered if Instagram, with its one billion users worldwide, pushes ahead with its plans to enter that space, as its new chief, Adam Mosseri, has said he intends to do. In his first public interview on the company’s future strategy since taking […]

Indian Googlers join demand to protect human rights in China

Ritu Jha –   Several Indian American Google employees have openly joined Amnesty International in calling on Google to cancel project Dragonfly. The original letter, put together by Amnesty International along with 14 other human rights organizations this August and addressed to Google CEO Sundar Pichai, described concerns about reports that Google is developing a […]