Social Media influencers ATTENTION! New rule launched by centre, CCPA can charge fine up to Rs 50 lakh on violating THESE norms | Technology News

New Delhi: To protect consumer interests and prevent deceptive advertising, the center has released a new set of standards for social media influencers. Social media influencers through “Knowledge of Endorsements – For Celebrities, Influencers, and Virtual Media Influencers on Social Media Platforms” are now required to disclose all “material” interests, such as gifts, hotel stays, … Read more

Man loses Rs 14 lakh to fraudsters offering Rs 50 lakh loan on low-interest rate | Technology News

New Delhi: Delhi Police has arrested a gang who were operating under the guise of an insurance company at a call center in Noida and deceived loan seekers by offering them low interest rates against the newly purchased insurance police said on Friday. Three accused are Mohit Sharma, 31, Prem Singh, 33, and Mohamad. Faisal, … Read more

WhatsApp BANNED 37 Lakh ‘malicious accounts’ in India in November. Read Details | Technology News

New Delhi: Meta-owned WhatsApp said on Wednesday that it had blocked more than 37 ‘bad’ accounts in India in November in compliance with new IT rules 2021, which are being amended to place more responsibilities on social media platforms. Between November 1 and November 31, 3,716,000 WhatsApp accounts were banned and 990,000 of those accounts … Read more

Delhi Man receives several missed calls; then losses Rs 50 lakh in Jamtara-kind of fraud – Read details | Technology News

New Delhi: Jamtara is a popular web series on the topic of cybercrime. It is a true story based on a tribal area in Jharkhand called ‘Jamtara’. The popular program seemed to show how most of the teens and young adults got caught up in cybercrime by making fraudulent calls and messages to steal money … Read more

Social Media users ALERT! Impersonation on Twitter, Facebook may cost you Rs one lakh fine, three years in jail | Technology News

Are you active on social media platforms? If you use social media sites like Twitter and Facebook, do you know that impersonating an account can cost you three years of imprisonment plus a fine of Rs 1,000? Impersonation means creating and using a social media account with the names/photos of others. The government said it … Read more

Over 6 lakh Indians’ data stolen and sold to Bot Markets till now: Study | Technology News

New Delhi: About five million people globally have had their data stolen and sold on a botnet so far, with 600,000 of them from India, making it the worst affected country, according to one of the world’s largest VPN service providers NordVPN. Hackers use bot markets to sell data stolen from victims’ devices with malware. … Read more

WhatsApp BANS over 23 lakh accounts in India in October for THIS reason — Details Inside | Technology News

New Delhi: Communications app WhatsApp on Wednesday announced that it had banned more than 23 lakh bad accounts in India in the month of October for violating the new IT rules 2021. The platform received 701 complaints in October, with action taken on 34 complaints. Read also | Elon Musk announces the start of implanting … Read more

YouTube creators annually contributing Rs 6,800 crore to India’s GDP and creating 7 lakh jobs: YouTube Chief Product Officer | Technology News

New Delhi: India’s creator economy is booming and local YouTube creators annually contribute an estimated Rs 6,800 crore to the country’s GDP and in the process generate 7 jobs. “India’s creator economy is really booming, generating around Rs 6,800 crore and creating 7 job openings,” said Neil Mohan, chief product officer of YouTube and Senior … Read more

Instagram rewards Jaipur student with Rs 38 lakh for finding a bug | Technology News

Jaipur: Student Neeraj Sharma from Jaipur has received a reward of 38,000 rupees from Instagram for saving the social media accounts of four people from being hacked. As per the information, Sharma found a file Instagram error Because of the thumbnails that can be changed in any user’s account without login and password. Sharma learned … Read more

Google bug bounty programme: Get Rs 25 lakh, you just have to do THIS | Technology News

New Delhi: Google has launched a new bug bounty program that will award up to $31,337 (approximately Rs 25 lakh) to researchers who have discovered vulnerabilities in the company’s open source projects. Depending on the severity of the vulnerability and the importance of the project, rewards will range from $100 to $31,337. Larger amounts will … Read more