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The 2nd IJLT-CIS Lecture Series — A Post-event Report
The Indian Journal of Law and Technology (IJLT) and the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS), organised the 2nd IJLT-CIS Lecture Series on the 21st and 22nd ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Nov 17, 2011 10:25 AM — Filed under: ,
(Updated) Information Security Practices of Aadhaar (or lack thereof): A documentation of public availability of Aadhaar Numbers with sensitive personal financial information
Since its inception in 2009, the Aadhaar project has been shrouded in controversy due to various questions raised about privacy, technological issues, welfare ... by Amber Sinha and Srinivas Kodali last modified Mar 13, 2019 12:29 AM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
What privacy? 13 crore Aadhaar numbers accessible on government portals
At least 13 crore Aadhaar numbers and 10 crore bank account numbers are readily accessible on government portals, a report claims. by Prasad Krishna last modified May 03, 2017 02:39 PM — Filed under: , ,
13 crore Aadhaar numbers on four government websites compromised: Report
The lack of information security practices in key government websites which hosts Personally Identifiable Information (PII) has left citizens of the country ... by Prasad Krishna last modified May 03, 2017 03:19 PM — Filed under: , ,
Around 13 crore Aadhaar numbers easily available on government portals, says report
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 ... by Prasad Krishna last modified May 03, 2017 03:29 PM — Filed under: , ,
Aadhaar Case: Beyond Privacy, An Issue of Bodily Integrity
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. by Amber Sinha and Aradhya Sethia last modified May 03, 2017 04:02 PM — Filed under: , ,
En Inde, le biométrique version très grand public
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, ... by Prasad Krishna last modified May 03, 2017 04:27 PM — Filed under: , ,
Aadhaar's the largest biometric database globally but it is leaky by design
It the largest biometric database in the world and it is fraught with security issues. by Prasad Krishna last modified May 12, 2017 03:35 PM — Filed under: , ,
Why Aadhaar leaks should worry you, and is biometrics really safe?
What’s worrying is that the UIDAI seems to always be in denial mode over security concerns. by Prasad Krishna last modified May 12, 2017 03:48 PM — Filed under: , ,
In The Biggest Data Leak, Info Of 13 Crore Aadhaar Card Holders Has Been Compromised And Is Available Online
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 ... by Prasad Krishna last modified May 12, 2017 03:59 PM — Filed under: , ,
India is building a biometric database for 1.3 billion people — and enrollment is mandatory
Inside the buzzing enrollment agency, young professionals wearing slim-fitting jeans and lanyards around their necks tapped away at keyboards and fiddled with ... by Prasad Krishna last modified May 12, 2017 04:22 PM — Filed under: , ,
Hack exposes Zomato's weak protection of customer data, say Cyber experts
Online restaurant aggregator says it will beef up security after 17 million user details were stolen. by Prasad Krishna last modified May 19, 2017 09:11 AM — Filed under: , ,
Aadhaar security: Here's how your private information can be protected
Lock Aadhaar, and notify UIDAI if you get a one-time-password for a transaction you did not initiate by Prasad Krishna last modified May 19, 2017 10:05 AM — Filed under: , ,
Taking Cognisance of the Deeply Flawed System That Is Aadhaar
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 ... by Prasad Krishna last modified May 19, 2017 02:52 PM — Filed under: , ,
Aadhaar data leak: Take precautions while sharing info on websites, MEITy tells all depts
‘Publishing identity info is in clear contravention of the provisions of the Aadhaar Act, 2016’ by Prasad Krishna last modified May 19, 2017 02:59 PM — Filed under: , ,
Aadhaar assurances fail to assuage privacy concerns
While Aadhaar may be secure from external attacks, a failsafe system hasn’t been developed to protect it from Edward Snowden-style leakages and hacks. by Prasad Krishna last modified May 20, 2017 06:23 AM — Filed under: , ,
Will Aadhaar leaks be used as an excuse to shut out scrutiny of welfare schemes?
Aadhaar data of all 23 crore beneficiaries of Direct Benefit Transfer schemes could be publicly available, says a report by Centre for Internet and Society. by Anumeha Yadav last modified May 20, 2017 07:09 AM — Filed under: , ,
Aadhaar data leaks not from UIDAI: Centre
Aadhaar is foolproof, it tells SC by Prasad Krishna last modified May 20, 2017 08:27 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
With digitisation at the forefront, government departments need to be cautious about digital security
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 ... by Prasad Krishna last modified May 20, 2017 08:33 AM — Filed under: , ,
Around 130-135M Aadhaar Numbers published on 4 sites alone
“Therefore, there is no data leak, there is no systematic problem, but, if any one tries to be smart, the law ignites into action.” – Ravi Shankar Prasad, IT ... by Prasad Krishna last modified May 20, 2017 10:52 AM — Filed under: , ,
Aadhaar data of 130 millions, bank account details leaked from govt websites: Report
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 ... by Prasad Krishna last modified May 20, 2017 09:13 AM — Filed under: , ,
Aadhaar numbers of 135 mn may have leaked, claims CIS report
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 ... by Prasad Krishna last modified May 20, 2017 10:42 AM — Filed under: , ,
Aadhaar Details Of 13.5 Crore People Available On Government Sites
Up to 13.5 crore Aadhaar numbers can be easily accessed through government portals and nearly three-fourths of these are linked to bank accounts, said ... by Prasad Krishna last modified May 20, 2017 11:00 AM — Filed under: , ,
Aadhaar numbers of 135 mn may have leaked, claims CIS report
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 ... by Prasad Krishna last modified May 20, 2017 11:10 AM — Filed under: , ,
आधार नंबर, नाम, पता, बैंक अकाउंट और दूसरी संवेदनशील जानकारियां लीक: CIS रिपोर्ट
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 ... by Prasad Krishna last modified May 20, 2017 11:40 AM — Filed under: , , ,
130 Million at Risk of Fraud After Massive Leak of Indian Biometric System Data
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 ... by Prasad Krishna last modified May 20, 2017 12:36 PM — Filed under: , , ,
Zomato hack: You need to enhance online security with a password manager
Hacking incident at Zomato underlines need to employ different passwords for different accounts. by Prasad Krishna last modified May 23, 2017 03:54 PM — Filed under: , ,
Aadhaar Card: One Identity, Multiple Disorders
It is still hazy to see the desperation of the union government to imposing the Aadhaar Card mandatory when matters related to Aadhaar Card are already sub ... by Prasad Krishna last modified May 26, 2017 12:01 AM — Filed under: , ,
Stockholm Internet Forum 2017
Elonnai Hickok participated in the Stockholm Internet Forum 2017 held in Stockholm from May 15 to 18, 2017. She spoke on the panel "Private sector and civil ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Jun 06, 2017 01:43 PM — Filed under: , ,
T20 Germany and Beyond: Digital Economy
Elonnai Hickok participated in a round-table discussion organized by GIZ and EPF in Berlin from May 29 to 30, 2017. by Prasad Krishna last modified Jun 06, 2017 03:25 PM — Filed under: ,