Yet another Aadhaar-related leak?
Zack Whittaker reports:
A lapse in security has led to the leaking of over a hundred thousand Aadhaar numbers, TechCrunch can reveal.
One of the web systems used to record attendance of government workers for the Indian state of Jharkhand was left exposed and without a password as far back as 2014, allowing anyone access to names, job titles, and partial phone numbers on 166,000 workers as of the time of writing.
But the photo on each record page used the file name as that worker’s Aadhaar number, a confidential 12-digit number assigned to each Indian citizen as part of the country’s national identity and biometric database.
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