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Worried your Aadhaar is hacked? Five steps to check authentication history

UIDAI's service is akin to bank passbook entries; you can raise a red flag if you suspect misuse; problem: hacker's identity remains hidden

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Aadhaar  |  Hacking  |  Uidai

Tinesh Bhasin  |  Mumbai 



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Illustration: Binay Sinha

To improve the security of Aadhaar, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) recently started offering a service that lets a user check the history of authentication. The account holder can check if any anyone tried to authenticate his using biometric, one-time password (OTP) or demographic details.

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First Published: Mon, January 22 2018. 22:49 IST

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