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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

UIDAI dismisses reports about the alleged hack of Aadhaar enrolment software
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UIDAI dismisses reports about the alleged hack of Aadhaar enrolment software

UIDAI said that no operator can make or update Aadhaar unless resident himself gives his biometric.

UIDAI mandates facial recognition for Aadhaar authentication as added security
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UIDAI mandates facial recognition for Aadhaar authentication as added security

Any service provider using Aadhaar for identification, will have to mandatorily use facial recognition.

UIDAI’s FAQs published in national dailies present a very narrow perspective on Aadhaar and still leave a lot of questions unanswered
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UIDAI’s FAQs published in national dailies present a very narrow perspective on Aadhaar and still leave a lot of questions unanswered

The UIDAI on 3rd April published a list of Frequently Asked Questions in national dailies, in an effort to address concerns with Aadhaar.

Aadhaar faces yet another data leak allowing access to personal data to “all” enrolled in the system: Report
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Aadhaar faces yet another data leak allowing access to personal data to “all” enrolled in the system: Report

As data security, cybersecurity and user data privacy take centre stage of discussion, a new report has emerged detailing a major data leak in Aadhaar.

Aadhaar Virtual ID: Here's how this new 16-digit temporary identifier will secure your personal information
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Aadhaar Virtual ID: Here's how this new 16-digit temporary identifier will secure your personal information

The Virtual ID is a 16-digit random number which can be generated by an Aadhaar card holder via the UIDAI website.

The UIDAI could be working on bolstering Aadhaar security by implementing a ‘dummy number’ protocol: Report
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The UIDAI could be working on bolstering Aadhaar security by implementing a ‘dummy number’ protocol: Report

UIDAI will be the only authority that will have access to your dummy number and the associated real Aadhaar number.

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.

How to fix Aadhaar: Destroy the database, issue a smartcard and make linking to services optional
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How to fix Aadhaar: Destroy the database, issue a smartcard and make linking to services optional

Any database like Aadhaar that collects biometric information puts people at unnecessary risk and hands unnecessary power to the govt.

Aadhaar ecosystem needs better cybersecurity, say cyber security experts
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Aadhaar ecosystem needs better cybersecurity, say cyber security experts

There is a need to make Aadhaar ecosystem more cyber secure and address its privacy and data protection nuances, cyber experts said on Thursday.