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UIDAI may take legal action against ZDNet for Aadhar breach report

ZDNet reported that a data leak on a system run by a state-owned utility company could allow access to private information of Aadhaar holders

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Aadhaar Data Breach

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Tech news site ZDNet said on Sunday it stood by its report that identified a security vulnerability in data-linked to Aadhaar - India’s national identity card project, after a semi-government agency that manages the database sought to discredit the report. ZDNet reported that a data leak on a system run by a state-owned utility company could allow access to private information of holders of the biometric “Aadhaar” ID cards, exposing their names, their unique 12-digit identity numbers, and their bank details. The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), ...

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First Published: Mon, March 26 2018. 11:54 IST
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