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13 crore Aadhaar numbers on four government websites compromised: Report
by Prasad Krishna published May 03, 2017 last modified May 03, 2017 03:19 PM — filed under: , ,
The lack of information security practices in key government websites which hosts Personally Identifiable Information (PII) has left citizens of the country more vulnerable to identity theft and financial fraud, a research paper has argued.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Around 13 crore Aadhaar numbers easily available on government portals, says report
by Prasad Krishna published May 03, 2017 — filed under: , ,
A report by The Centre for Internet and Society claimed that around 13 crore Aadhaar numbers and 10 crore bank account numbers were easily accessible on four government portals built to oversee welfare schemes. The document, released on Monday, pointed out that though it is illegal to reveal Aadhaar numbers, the government portals examined made it easy for anyone to access them, as well as other data about beneficiaries of welfare schemes including in many cases their bank account numbers.
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Blog Entry Aadhaar Case: Beyond Privacy, An Issue of Bodily Integrity
by Amber Sinha and Aradhya Sethia published May 03, 2017 — filed under: , ,
The insertion of Section 139AA in the Income Tax Act has been challenged and is being heard by a two-judge bench of the Supreme Court.
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En Inde, le biométrique version très grand public
by Prasad Krishna published May 03, 2017 — filed under: , ,
Initiée en 2010, l’Aadhaar est désormais la plus grande base de données d’empreintes et d’iris au monde. Carte d’identité destinée aux 1,25 milliard d’Indiens, elle sert aussi de moyen de paiement. Mais la sécurité du système et son utilisation à des fins de surveillance posent question.
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Aadhaar's the largest biometric database globally but it is leaky by design
by Prasad Krishna published May 12, 2017 — filed under: , ,
It the largest biometric database in the world and it is fraught with security issues.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Why Aadhaar leaks should worry you, and is biometrics really safe?
by Prasad Krishna published May 12, 2017 — filed under: , ,
What’s worrying is that the UIDAI seems to always be in denial mode over security concerns.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
In The Biggest Data Leak, Info Of 13 Crore Aadhaar Card Holders Has Been Compromised And Is Available Online
by Prasad Krishna published May 12, 2017 last modified May 12, 2017 03:59 PM — filed under: , ,
The Modi government has been trying to make Aadhaar mandatory for everything from Income Tax return, buying a SIM card, bank transaction, train ticket, air travel, mid-day meal government subsidies etc.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
India is building a biometric database for 1.3 billion people — and enrollment is mandatory
by Prasad Krishna published May 12, 2017 — filed under: , ,
Inside the buzzing enrollment agency, young professionals wearing slim-fitting jeans and lanyards around their necks tapped away at keyboards and fiddled with fingerprint scanning devices as they helped build the biggest and most ambitious biometric database ever conceived.
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Aadhaar security: Here's how your private information can be protected
by Prasad Krishna published May 19, 2017 — filed under: , ,
Lock Aadhaar, and notify UIDAI if you get a one-time-password for a transaction you did not initiate
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Taking Cognisance of the Deeply Flawed System That Is Aadhaar
by Prasad Krishna published May 19, 2017 — filed under: , ,
Aadhaar and its many connotations have grown to be among the most burning issues on the Indian fore today, that every citizen aware of their rights should be taking note of.
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