The Aadhaar Breaches

The Aadhaar Breaches

Announcement Date: 1 Feb 2017

3 breaches, one after another, exposed the holes in the security of the Aadhar database putting private information of Indian children and adults at risk

1. A website was found to have publicly displayed the Aadhaar numbers of over five lakh minors.
2. In two separate instances, Aadhaar data was found to be misused: one involving an app and the other involving service providers like banks & digital certifying authorities.(click here for more)