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Aadhaar hit by another major leak, all holders at risk of data theft: ZDNet

Karan Saini, a New Delhi-based security researcher, said that anyone with an Aadhaar number was affected

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India’s biometric ID programme, Aadhaar, has been hit by another major security lapse, allowing access to private information, business technology news website ZDNet reported on Saturday. A data leak on a system run by a state-owned utility company can allow access to private information of Aadhaar holders, exposing their names, their unique 12-digit identity numbers, and their bank details, ZDNet said. Even though the security lapse had been flagged to some government agencies over a period of time, it has yet to be fixed. ZDNet said it was withholding the name of the ...

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First Published: Sat, March 24 2018. 20:30 IST
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