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UIDAI asks Centre for Internet & Society to provide hacker details
by Prasad Krishna published May 18, 2017 last modified Jun 07, 2017 12:21 PM — filed under: , ,
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), the regulatory authority for Aadhaar, has written to a Bengaluru-based research organisation, Centre for Internet & Society (CIS), seeking details about a suspected hack attack on government websites that led to the leak of information about 13 crore users.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Provide hacker details, outfit that claimed data leak told
by Prasad Krishna published May 18, 2017 last modified Jun 07, 2017 12:14 PM — filed under: , ,
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), the regulatory authority for Aadhaar, has written to a Bengaluru-based research organisation, Centre for Internet & Society (CIS), seeking details about a suspected hack attack on government websites that led to the leak of information about 13 crore users.
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Plug data leak before imposing Aadhaar
by Prasad Krishna published May 17, 2017 — filed under: , ,
As the Central government continues to expand the scope and boundaries of the applicability of Aadhaar, the unique identification number, even before the Supreme Court’s verdict on its constitutional validity, reports suggesting that millions of Aadhaar numbers may have been leaked deliberately or inadvertently are a matter of grave concern.
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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: Are a billion identities at risk on India's biometric database
by Prasad Krishna published May 12, 2017 last modified May 20, 2017 06:38 AM — filed under: , ,
"My fingerprints and iris are mine and my own. The state cannot take away my body," a lawyer told India's Supreme Court last week.
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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
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
Aadhaar numbers of 135 mn may have leaked, claims CIS report
by Prasad Krishna published May 12, 2017 — filed under: , ,
Aadhaar numbers and personal information of as many as 135 million Indians could have been leaked from four government portals due to lack of IT security practices, the Centre for Internet and Society has claimed.
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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.
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135 million aadhaar details, 100 million bank accounts "leaked" from government websites: Researchers
by Prasad Krishna published May 05, 2017 last modified May 20, 2017 06:19 AM — filed under: , , ,
This was published by Counterview on May 5, 2017.
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