This plot line of the 1997 American science fiction film Gattaca may or may not become reality, but it brings into focus a tiny double-stranded particle that knows our most intimate secrets
This judgement overrides previous rulings where US judges had given authorities permission to force people to unlock Apple iPhone using biometric data
A trademark filing generally describes the function of the product being trademarked.
UIDAI says that Aadhaar Act has withstood judicial scrutiny and the purpose of the Act is legitimate.
Facial recognition has been growing for law enforcement, border control as concerns rise on privacy.
Behavioural patterns like how you press, scroll, type on your phone screen determines who you are.
There is a robust need for safeguarding our data and own responsibility for it.
Limited access to Aadhaar for catching first time offenders through their fingerprints and to identify unclaimed bodies required says NCRB chief
UIDAI slams enrolment software breach reports, says stringent processes in place; Gates bats for Aadhaar
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has funded the World Bank (WB) to take India's Aadhaar approach to other countries.
The UIDAI needs to realize the harm sharing Aadhaar, PAN and other crucial data can cause to the system
The UIDAI has always taken an extremely narrow stance on privacy, concerning itself only with biometric data.
The Virtual ID, which would be a random 16-digit number, together with biometrics of the user would give any authorised agency like a mobile company, limited details like name, address and photograph, which are enough for any verification
UIDAI is inefficient but will share information if they cooperate, Tribune reporter who broke Aadhaar story tells Firstpost
Firstpost spoke to The Tribune reporter who broke the Aadhaar breach story. She called UIDAI officials inefficient but said she will share information with them.
Aadhaar data breach: The Tribune and its reporter acted in public interest, they should cooperate with investigation
The Tribune may have placed their faith in the fact that they were acting in the public interest when they broke the story about the purported flaw in the Aadhaar programme. But the UIDAI response was to file a First Information Report (FIR) against The Tribune on the same day. This though, is understandable, given the peculiar facts of The Tribune's expose.
The UIDAI has registered an FIR against The Tribune and its reporter Rachna Khiara for publishing a news report claiming a breach in Aadhaar data
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
Some premium smartphones have already integrated more than 15 different sensors and this number is set to increase
Based on the patented images, the iris scanner scans through characteristic features of the eye which involves a setup with a light and dark screen.
Biometric based Aadhaar has made UIDAI's task of locating missing children a much easier exercise
According to UIDAI there has been no incident of misuse of Aadhaar biometrics leading to identity theft and financial loss.
The footprints reveal five elliptical toe marks, while the handprints are characterised by five circular finger marks arranged in an arc.