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With this software the sender can all the messages, videos and photographs of the recipients mobile
New Delhi It is the new ” TigerText” software that is on the prowl in the cyber space giving fresh concerns to security agencies as with it the sender can all the messages, videos and photographs on a recipientalt39s mobile.
The software enables the consumer to have a complete control over messaging with a function to auto when he wishes to.
” With TigerText you can regain peace of mind and privacy over the personal data you send, setting when they ( should) disappear,” the website of the company says.
” Once a TigerText message is gone, italt39s gone, so feel a little better about your texting last night,” says the US- based company.
A security expert explained that if a customer using TigerText sends a message to another mobile phone, the sender has the advantage to it at his wish from the recipient mobile, reports PTI. This has prompted Union Home Ministry to issue a directive to Department of Telecom asking them to direct service providers to ensure proper legal interception before its launch in phones in the country.
” Before launch of this service, proper arrangements for legal interception, monitoring and prior approval of the legal enforcement agencies are required,” the directive issued to DoT states.
According to Home Ministry, the use of this service by Indian service providers may create problems to legal enforcement agencies in their operational activities. This service is compatible with handsets like iPhone, Android and Blackberry.