Bengaluru civic body faces flak over data breach of Covid patients

Devina Sengupta&Akshatha M report:

 Covid-19 data records of those who have tested in Bengaluru were out in the public domain for some time, which is a clear violation of IT rules around data privacy and can lead to misuse of the information, experts have said.

Free Software Movement of India, a coalition of organisations working on data privacy, on Tuesday flagged that Covid-19 data record was being published by Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike’s (BBMP’s) contractor Xyram Software Solutions (Xyramsoft).

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