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Central and State Government websites displayed Aadhaar details

Over 200 Central and State government websites publicly exhibit the personal details such as names and addresses of some Aadhaar card holders, as reported by UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India).

RTI (Right to Information) was filed against the Aadhaar issuing body and in response to that it said that it took a note of the breach and got the data removed from those websites. However, it did not mention when the breach took place.

It also says that

However, it was found that approximately 210 websites of Central government, state government departments including educational institutes were displaying the list of beneficiaries along with their name, address, other details and Aadhaar numbers for information of general public.

The UIDAI took note of the issue and removed Aadhaar data from the said website, as it said as a reply to the RTI application.

UIDAI has a well – designed, multi – layer approach robust security system in place and the same is being constantly upgraded to maintain highest level of date security and integrity.

UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India) is a statutory authority, which is launched by the Planning Commission in order to ensure that each resident of India would receive a unique form of identification. It also conducts security audits on a regular basis to further strengthen security and privacy of data. It also makes sure to make the data safer and protected.

The architecture of the Aadhaar ecosystem has been designed to ensure data security and privacy which is an integral part of the system from the initial design to the final stage.

The organization also says that

Various policies and procedures have been defined; these are reviewed and updated continually thereby appropriately controlling and monitoring any movement of people, material and data in and out of UIDAI premises, particularly the data centres.
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