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Mauritius

CERT-MU issues Security Alert against Netflix's Squid Game

The Computer Emergency Response Team of Mauritius (CERT-MU) which operates under the patronage of the National Computer Board issued a security alert against the Netflix series Squid Game on 14 October 2021.

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COVID-19

More than 100 new COVID-19 cases in one day

Mauritius sets new record of new COVID-19 cases. The country re-opened its borders on 15 July 2021. On the same day the number of new local cases of COVID-19 rose to an unprecedented peak and the country recorded one unfortunate COVID-19 related death.

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COVID-19

COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V available in Mauritius

The Ministry of Health has started administering the first dose of the Sputnik V vaccine as part of its campaign against COVID-19 in Mauritius.

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Mauritius

ICTA says it will summarize the comments & suggestions, can we trust?

In its latest press communique, the Information and Communication Technologies Authority, displayed a cheap tactic of manipulating public opinion, by publishing only a selection of paragraphs from Facebook's submission to show them in the good light.

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Proof-of-concept proxy shows user account passwords and private photos can be decrypted

A proof-of-concept proxy using Fiddler Everywhere shows that user account passwords from websites like Twitter, LinkedIn, Gmail Hotmail and private photos from Facebook, Messenger and Instagram can be decrypted.

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Mauritius

Internet Society and Mauritius IGF react to ICTA's consultation paper

Mauritius IGF and Internet Society respond to ICTA's consultation paper.

Ish Sookun

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Mauritius

Writer Ariel Saramandi & ICTA Chairman Dick Ng Sui Wa respond to BBC's journalist on ICTA's consultation paper

On Friday 14th May 2021, writer Ariel Saramandi and the ICTA Chairman, Dick Ng Sui Wa, spoke on the BBC Newsday1 programme. They both spoke on ICTA's consultation paper on proposed amendments to the ICT Act of Mauritius. Ish Sookun ยท Ariel Saramandi & Dick Ng Sui Wa respond to BBC&

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What did Mozilla & Google say, what did ICTA understand and what does the Chairman tell BBC?

The ICT Authority remains in complete denial despite Mozilla and Google's strong statement asking ICTA to abandon the idea of the proposed frameworks in their consultation paper.

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Mauritius

Several international NGOs, people affiliated with academia, Google and Mozilla, call on ICTA to abandon the idea of decrypting social media traffic

International NGOs called on the Mauritian government and ICTA to retract the consultation paper and explore more proportionate and rights-protective measures for the regulation of illegal conduct on social media.

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