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Aadhaar data leaks not from UIDAI: Centre
by Prasad Krishna published May 03, 2017 last modified May 20, 2017 08:27 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Aadhaar is foolproof, it tells SC
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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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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Aadhaar data of over 89 lakh MNREGA workers in Andhra Pradesh leaked online
by Admin published Apr 27, 2018 last modified May 05, 2018 08:43 AM — filed under: , ,
Independent security researcher Kodali Srinivas tweeted screenshots of Aadhaar data of 89,38,138 MNREGA workers available on the Andhra Pradesh Benefit Disbursement Portal.
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Aadhaar Details Of 13.5 Crore People Available On Government Sites
by Prasad Krishna published May 02, 2017 last modified May 20, 2017 11:00 AM — filed under: , ,
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 non-profit research organisation the Centre For Internet & Society (CIS).
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Aadhaar is actually surveillance tech: Sunil Abraham
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 16, 2016 — filed under: , ,
On March 12, the Lok Sabha passed the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Bill, 2016, paving the way for giving legal status to Aadhaar, a 12-digit unique identification number generated after collecting biometric and other details of an Indian resident.
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Aadhaar linking deadline approaches: Here are all the myths and facts
by Admin published Dec 07, 2017 last modified Jan 01, 2018 04:04 PM — filed under: , ,
Love it or hate it, you just can't escape it. We're talking about Aadhaar, which is a bigger buzzword than usual in the face of the looming end-December deadline for linkages with bank accounts, PPF, insurance policies, ration card and perhaps even PAN. As India rushes to comply, there are a number of myths and half-truth making the rounds.
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Blog Entry Aadhaar marks a fundamental shift in citizen-state relations: From ‘We the People’ to ‘We the Government’
by Pranesh Prakash published Apr 04, 2017 — filed under: , , ,
Your fingerprints, iris scans, details of where you shop. Compulsory Aadhaar means all this data is out there. And it’s still not clear who can view or use it.
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Aadhaar may be made must for market investments: Good to curb laundering but what about data security?
by Admin published Aug 23, 2017 — filed under: ,
Aadhaar seems to be the master-key to get accesses into doors which once were never shut. Take for instance, your financial investments. Aadhaar may soon become mandatory for buying shares and mutual funds, according to a report in The Economic Times.
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Blog Entry Aadhaar Number vs the Social Security Number
by Elonnai Hickok published Jul 21, 2015 last modified Jul 24, 2015 01:24 AM — filed under: , ,
This blog calls out the differences between the Aadhaar Number and the Social Security Number
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