Biggest data breach? 81 cr Indians’ Aadhaar & passport info on sale on dark web: Report
US-based cyber security company Resecurity says a threat actor, ‘pwn0001’, posted a thread on ‘breach forums’, brokering access to 815 mn Aadhaar & passport records
Economic Survey 2023: Aadhaar essential tool for social delivery; used 8,621 cr times
Explaining the benefits of Aadhaar, the survey called it an essential tool for social delivery by the state.
Centre withdraws advisory on sharing Aadhaar photocopies
UIDAI issued Aadhaar card holders are only advised to exercise "normal prudence" in using and sharing their Aadhaar numbers, the government says.
UIDAI cancels 4.75 lakh Aadhaars; CAG says strengthen data protection, biometrics
The observations are part of CAG's performance audit on the functioning of UIDAI.
How to enable friction-free business
GOI has brought several changes in the industrial sector over the years to ease business. While some enterprises like IBBI and Telecom are struggling, some measures seem promising.
Omidyar Network: Doing good is the bottom line
By backing technology-based entrepreneurship and research to bring about socio-economic change, Omidyar Network India is changing the paradigm of impact investment in the country
Supreme Court upholds validity of Aadhaar
While ruling that the collection of data for Aadhaar does not violate the fundamental right to privacy, the apex court has set riders on the use-cases for the biometric-data-based unique identity.
Aadhaar and privacy pains
TRAI chief R.S. Sharma’s Aadhaar dare has triggered fresh discussions on data privacy and the unique identification number.
RBI data localisation rule trips Apple Pay
iPhone maker puts plans of rolling out UPI-based payments platform on backburner.
Aadhaar lessons from South Africa
The South African effort to plug leakages in its social security scheme could provide valuable lessons to the Indian government.