Aadhaar data leak in Jharkhand raises doubts, again: Here are the details
Business Standard reports:
An incident in Jharkhand again seems to have raised some serious questions of Aadhaar’s data-breach vulnerabilities.
The Aadhaar numbers of hundreds of thousands of pension beneficiaries were suspected to have been illegally displayed on a government website in Jharkhand, in violation of the Aadhaar Act, The Indian Express reported. The lapse, apparently, occured due to a programming error on the Women and Child & Social Security of the Government of Jharkhand’s website, maintained by the Jharkhand Directorate of Social Security.[…]
The names, addresses, Aadhaar numbers and bank account details of the beneficiaries of the states’s old-age pension scheme were revealed due to a glitch on the website, a report published in Hindustan Times said.
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