Google faces pressure in India to help curb illegal loan applications

The Indian government and central bank have asked Alphabet Inc’s Google to introduce tougher controls to help curb the use of illegal digital lending apps in India, according to the sources. Although Google does not fall under the purview of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the US tech giant has been summoned several times … Read more

Indian government issues advisory for smartphone users: dos and don’ts

As cybercrime incidents continue to rise, it is vital that Internet users are cyber-aware. Cybercriminals entice innocent users to click on malicious links by promising fake rewards and cash prizes. The Indian government has issued an advisory on “best practices” that smartphone users can follow to stay safe online. The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team … Read more