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आधार नंबर, नाम, पता, बैंक अकाउंट और दूसरी संवेदनशील जानकारियां लीक: CIS रिपोर्ट
by Prasad Krishna published May 04, 2017 last modified May 20, 2017 11:40 AM — filed under: , , ,
एक तरफ भारत सरकार लोगों से अपना आधार कार्ड बनवाने और उसे जरूरी सर्विसों के साथ जोड़ने की अपील कर रही है. दूसरी तरफ लगातार सरकारी वेबसाइट्स से लोगों की आधार से जुड़ी जानकारियां लीक हो रही हैं. सरकार ने आधार को लगभग सभी सर्विसों के लिए जरूरी करने की तैयारी की है.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Aadhaar data of 130 millions, bank account details leaked from govt websites: Report
by Prasad Krishna published May 04, 2017 last modified May 20, 2017 09:13 AM — filed under: , ,
Just how leaky is the Aadhaar data? A lot, says a study published by Centre for Internet and Society, a Bengaluru-based organisation (CIS). In a study published on May 1, two researchers from CIS found that data of over 130 million Aadhaar card holders has been leaked from just four government websites. As scary as this is, there is more to it. Not only the Aadhaar numbers, names and other personal details of millions of people have been leaked but also their bank account numbers.
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With digitisation at the forefront, government departments need to be cautious about digital security
by Prasad Krishna published May 04, 2017 last modified May 20, 2017 08:33 AM — filed under: , ,
The huge leak of Aadhar data from four websites belonging to a central ministry and the Andhra Pradesh government has been on the government radar for a while. The leak, caused by poor security protocols, had left around 130 million numbers and their allied information, like bank and post office account details, open to access for several months. As the last website finally plugged loophole, violation echoed in Supreme Court.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
India’s Supreme Court hears challenge to biometric authentication system
by Prasad Krishna published May 03, 2017 last modified May 20, 2017 06:44 AM — filed under: , , ,
Two lawsuits being heard this week before India’s Supreme Court question a requirement imposed by the government that individuals should quote a biometrics-based authentication number when filing their tax returns.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
130 Million at Risk of Fraud After Massive Leak of Indian Biometric System Data
by Prasad Krishna published May 03, 2017 last modified May 20, 2017 12:36 PM — filed under: , , ,
A series of potentially calamitous leaks in India leave as many as 130 million people at risk of fraud or worse after caches of biometric and other personal data became accessible online.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
'Aadhaar' Of Your Existence Or Card Of Controversy?
by Prasad Krishna published May 03, 2017 last modified May 20, 2017 12:24 PM — filed under: , , ,
recent report estimates that details of 13 crore Aadhaar card holders have been leaked from four government websites. These include bank account details, income levels, addresses, even caste and religion details.
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Aadhaar data of over 13 crore people exposed: New report
by Prasad Krishna published May 03, 2017 last modified May 20, 2017 08:57 AM — filed under: , ,
Ajay Bhushan Pandey, CEO of UIDAI, the nodal body for Aadhaar, said, “There is no data leak from UIDAI.”
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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.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
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.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Govt may have made 135 million Aadhaar numbers public: CIS report
by Prasad Krishna published May 03, 2017 — filed under: , ,
CIS report says Aadhaar numbers leaked through government databases could be 100-135 million and bank accounts numbers leaked about 100 million.
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