Aadhar data leaked from Telangana government website

This report will almost certainly be followed by some statement from the Indian government about how Aadhar data is secure…

Ashish Pandey reports:

A college drop out in a remote corner of Telangana has sent shock waves in the state government. P Santosh Kumar, who didn’t complete his BSc degree, managed to illegally download Aadhar details of thousands of people.

The ease with which Kumar downloaded the details puts a huge question mark on data security on government websites.

Kumar, a distributor of pre-paid Vodafone SIM cards in Dharmaram (Peddapally district), forged signatures of nearly 3,000 people to activate SIM cards through eKYC system.

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