India's cybersecurity nodal agency CERT-In has issued a notice to Twitter asking the micro-blogging platform for full details of the recent global hack targeting high-profile users.
CERT-In has also asked Twitter for information on the number of users from India who have visited the malicious tweets and links, and whether the affected users have been informed by the platform about unauthorised access to their Twitter accounts.
The government has also demanded information of vulnerability exploited by attackers and modus operandi of the attack and sought details of remedial actions taken by Twitter to mitigate the impact of the hacking incident.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s corruption trial resumed, as the long-serving leader faces mounting discontent over his handling of the coronavirus crisis.
Netanyahu is charged with fraud, breach of trust and accepting bribes in a series of scandals in which he is alleged to have received lavish gifts from billionaire friends and exchanged regulatory favours with media moguls for more agreeable coverage of himself and his family.
Netanyahu has denied wrongdoing, painting the accusations as a media-orchestrated witch-hunt pursued by a biased law enforcement system.
Saba Karim, the former India wicketkeeper, has resigned from his post as general manager cricket operations in the Indian cricket board.
He is the second big name to resign recently after the CEO Rahul Johri was relieved of his services last week. While the reason to end his tenure isn’t known, it is clear the regime in BCCI wants to work with a new set of professionals.
The former wicket-keeper batsman represented India in one Test and 34 ODIs. He played 120 first-class games and 124 List ‘A’ matches in a career spanning close to 18 years.