Collection of 86 posts

Mauritius

Meetup

Front-end Coders Meetup

The Front-end Coders are back on the meetup scene. This blog post is a sum-up of the meetup that happened on Saturday 9 April 2022 at Prodigious, Ebène.

Ish Sookun

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Censorship

Hindi film « The Kashmir Files » has been rejected by the Film Classification Board of Mauritius — an appeal has been made by mCine

The Kashmir Files is a Hindi film directed by Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri. The film's story is based on video interviews of the first generation victims of the Genocide of Kashmiri Pandit Community In 1990. Among the cast are film stars like Anupam Kher, Mithun Chakraborty, Pallavi Joshi & Puneet Issar.

Ish Sookun

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Legislation

My thoughts on the Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Bill

TL;DR — Downloading movies, music and pirated software becomes a crime under this Bill. Failing to moderate online content will also become a crime. Service providers can be compelled to provide access to data and forced not disclose anything. Want to know more then read on!

Ish Sookun

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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.

Ish Sookun

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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.

Ish Sookun

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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.

Ish Sookun

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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.

Ish Sookun

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Mauritius

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.

Ish Sookun

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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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