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From 1 March, only registered devices to be used to authenticate Aadhaar

by Admin last modified Feb 24, 2018 07:59 AM

UIDAI directive to Aadhaar authentication agencies aims to avoid putting citizens’ biometric data at risk

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Critics of India's ID card project say they have been harassed, put under surveillance

by Admin last modified Feb 24, 2018 07:50 AM

Researchers and journalists who have identified loopholes in India’s massive national identity card project have said they have been slapped with criminal cases or harassed by government agencies because of their work.

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The mystery of the website which published the ‘scoop’ on BJP’s Ram Madhav

by Admin last modified Feb 22, 2018 02:55 PM

The website has since been taken down, but the identity of its creators may not be very easy to find.

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CCI leaves Google searching for answers

by Admin last modified Feb 19, 2018 02:26 AM

If you go to the Google search box and type "nuance", the first result that shows up is "CCIBSE 0.00 % Judgement on Google". No, we just made that up.

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Aadhaar: ‘Safety is regularly evolving‘

by Admin last modified Feb 07, 2018 04:44 PM

Experts say the new security features will significantly ensure there is no ‘large-scale theft of people‘s identity‘. Alnoor Peermohamed reports.

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To protect data, don’t opt for plastic or laminated Aadhaar card: UIDAI

by Admin last modified Feb 07, 2018 01:00 AM

Unauthorized printing of Aadhaar cards could render the QR (quick response) code dysfunctional or even expose personal data without an individual’s informed consent, UIDAI says.

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Aadhaar's new security measures are good, it is still work in progress

by Admin last modified Jan 26, 2018 01:52 AM

Here's a rundown of the three new features that the UIDAI will introduce to make Aadhaar seemingly more secure.

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Paytm Payments Bank woos corporates with digital incentives

by Admin last modified Jan 24, 2018 11:52 PM

Offerings will be an incentive to companies already using Paytm e-wallet services to shift employees’ salary accounts to the bank, says Paytm Payments Bank CEO Renu Satti.

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Aadhaar-privacy debate: How the 12-digit number went from personal identifier to all pervasive transaction tool

by Admin last modified Jan 18, 2018 03:01 PM

Depending on who you ask, the Aadhaar is either a convenience or a curse.

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Future Value of Data

by Admin last modified Jan 17, 2018 12:32 AM

Carnegie India with support of Facebook organized a workshop in Bengaluru on January 10, 2018. Sunil Abraham participated in the workshop.

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Token security or tokenized security?

by Admin last modified Jan 17, 2018 12:17 AM

Implementing a system of tokenization for Aadhaar verification will address the security loopholes highlighted in recent reports.

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India To Introduce Virtual ID For Aadhaar To Strengthen Privacy

by Admin last modified Jan 17, 2018 12:11 AM

The government will introduce a virtual identification number for Aadhaar to help strengthen privacy following several instances of data leaks.

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Virtual Aadhaar ID: too little, too late?

by Admin last modified Jan 16, 2018 11:59 PM

Problems persist as many have already shared their 12-digit number with various entities, say experts

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UIDAI's Virtual ID, limited KYC does little to protect Aadhaar data already collected, say critics

by Admin last modified Jan 16, 2018 11:51 PM

Aadhaar-issuing body, Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), had barely started patting itself on the back for introducing the Virtual ID concept, what CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey called "one of biggest recent innovations in this field", when detractors came crawling out of the woodwork, all guns blazing.

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Aadhaar Body Talked About Virtual ID 7 Years Ago, Put It Off: UIDAI Chief

by Admin last modified Jan 16, 2018 11:42 PM

"And at that time, it was felt that let us first give Aadhaar number, let us see how it plays out and then, at an appropriate time, this will be introduced," Ajay Bhushan Pandey, the chief executive officer of UIDAI, or the Unique Identification Authority of India said in an interview to NDTV this week. He called it an "extra layer of security" for the 119 crore people issued Aadhaar numbers.

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Hammered government offers Virtual ID firewall to protect your Aadhaar

by Admin last modified Jan 16, 2018 11:34 PM

Days after reports surfaced claiming security breaches, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Wednesday announced the implementation of a new security protocol that would remove the need to divulge Aadhaar numbers during authentication processes and limit third-party access to KYC details.

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Bengaluru gives data safety tips to panel

by Admin last modified Jan 16, 2018 11:19 PM

A crucial consultation ahead of the framing of the country's data protection laws witnessed animated discussions here on Saturday.

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UIDAI introduces new two-layer security system to improve Aadhaar privacy

by Admin last modified Jan 16, 2018 11:08 PM

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has introduced a system of virtual authentication for citizens enrolled on its database and limited the access available to service providers in a move aimed at allaying widespread concern over security breaches that have dogged the world's largest repository of citizen data.

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Is your personal information under lock and key?

by Admin last modified Jan 16, 2018 04:54 PM

Customers, be more careful about how you log in and log off!

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Congress attacks Centre after FIR filed over Aadhaar data breach

by Admin last modified Jan 08, 2018 02:26 PM

Congress's chief spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said "every Indian must condemn this mindless act" of the government.

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