Aadhaar Tag

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) recently refuted reports which said that the country’s national ID card project had been breached. Tech website ZDNet reported last week that a New Delhi-based security researcher discovered that India’s Aadhaar had a vulnerability that exposed the sensitive information...

Researchers and journalists who have questioned India’s national ID system reported that they had been harassed or received criminal cases from government agencies. According to eight researchers, activists, and journalists interviewed by Reuters, said that the government had become extremely sensitive of criticisms against the Aadhaar....

Last Sunday, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) reiterated to the public that the Aadhaar is not a profiling tool and stressed that the identification system is safeguarded by strong laws. In a live chat where questions were asked via Twitter, UIDAI CEO Ajay Bhushan...

Indian media The Tribune recently discovered of several anonymous sellers selling Aadhaar data on WhatsApp for only around Rs 500. Prior to this, the UIDAI had reiterated that there had been no breaches at their organization and that Aadhaar data is fully safe and secure. The...