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Stolen Aadhaar data may have been used to remove voters from electoral roll: Report
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Stolen Aadhaar data may have been used to remove voters from electoral roll: Report

Latest investigation finds that stolen data was allegedly being used to try and remove voters from electoral rolls,

IT Grids Aadhaar data leak: Case transferred to special investigation team by Telangana government
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IT Grids Aadhaar data leak: Case transferred to special investigation team by Telangana government

Telangana police had earlier registered a case against IT Grids India for illegally using and storing information.

Aadhaar data leak: Details of 7.82 cr Indians from AP and Telangana found on IT Grids' database
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Aadhaar data leak: Details of 7.82 cr Indians from AP and Telangana found on IT Grids' database

There have been around 30 FIRs that have been filed by the UIDAI since the introduction of the Aadhaar Act 2016.

Aadhaar data leak: Gas company Indane leaves data of 6.7mn customers exposed on its website
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Aadhaar data leak: Gas company Indane leaves data of 6.7mn customers exposed on its website

Part of the website was indexed in Google searches, giving anyone unfettered access to the database

Court asks Centre, UIDAI to respond to plea seeking damages due to Aadhaar leaks
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Court asks Centre, UIDAI to respond to plea seeking damages due to Aadhaar leaks

The petitioner has said his constitutional rights have been breached due to the negligence of UIDAI.

HC seeks Centre, UIDAI's response on plea regarding loss caused by Aadhaar data leak, schedules next hearing on 19 November
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HC seeks Centre, UIDAI's response on plea regarding loss caused by Aadhaar data leak, schedules next hearing on 19 November

The petitioner alleged that dissemination of personal information of Aadhaar holders made it clear that government is responsible for any breach of Right to Informational Privacy.

Aadhaar hearing: Kapil Sibal uses Narendra Modi's Davos speech in Supreme Court to assail Centre's scheme
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Aadhaar hearing: Kapil Sibal uses Narendra Modi's Davos speech in Supreme Court to assail Centre's scheme

The Mamta Banerjee government was putting forth its arguments before a five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra which is hearing a clutch of pleas challenging the constitutional validity of the Aadhaar scheme and the enabling 2016 law.

Aadhaar security breaches: Here are the major untoward incidents that have happened with Aadhaar and what was actually affected
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Aadhaar security breaches: Here are the major untoward incidents that have happened with Aadhaar and what was actually affected

Despite the number of reports over the last couple of years, UIDAI has maintained that the Aadhaar server and the biometric data is safe.

Edward Snowden tweets on Aadhaar data breech, says journo exposing leak merits award, not probe
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Edward Snowden tweets on Aadhaar data breech, says journo exposing leak merits award, not probe

American whistleblower Edward Snowden on Tuesday said the Indian journalist, whose report on alleged Aadhaar data breach has led to lodging of an FIR, merits an award

Aadhaar data breach: UIDAI refutes media reports, says biometric information safe and secure, no leakage occurred
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Aadhaar data breach: UIDAI refutes media reports, says biometric information safe and secure, no leakage occurred

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Thursday denied breach or leak of Aadhaar data after a newspaper reported it bought unrestricted access to the details of over one billion Aadhaar numbers -- for just Rs 500

Over 130 mn Aadhaar numbers may have been leaked due to the govt.’s poor security policies: Report
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Over 130 mn Aadhaar numbers may have been leaked due to the govt.’s poor security policies: Report

Authors or the Aadhaar security practices research pointed out that the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) takes little responsibility.

Aadhaar data leaked from more govt departments, UIDAI asks for audit to prevent further leaks
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Aadhaar data leaked from more govt departments, UIDAI asks for audit to prevent further leaks

The massive leak of Aadhaar data from the Jharkhand Directorate of Social Security’s (JDSS) servers appears to have been only one of many leaks that popped up these past few days.

Aadhaar details of about 1.6 million residents leak in Jharkand
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Aadhaar details of about 1.6 million residents leak in Jharkand

Aadhaar details including personal information of over a million residents in Jharkhand was leaked online.

Illegal agencies and operators will be blacklisted and get punishment for up to 3 years: UIDAI Chief
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Illegal agencies and operators will be blacklisted and get punishment for up to 3 years: UIDAI Chief

Pandey explained that the UIDAI first blacklists the operator and then prosecutes it by the Aadhaar Act.