TRAI Chairman’s dumb idea has frightening consequences

From CNN-News18, a follow-up to the dumb challenge the TRAI Chairman threw down on Twitter:

Having published his Aadhaar number online and challenging hackers to try and “harm him”, TRAI chairman RS Sharma opened himself up to attack in more ways than one. Things took a grave turn on July 30, when Sharma’s daughter, Kavita Sharma, was threatened via email. The sender warned her that her father’s email accounts had been compromised and that his Punjab National bank account “is under imminent threat of being hacked”. The email was also marked to a few journalists, including two from The Wire. “

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