Monday, 24 April 2017

Aadhaar Data Leak: Personal Information of More than 1 Million Jharkhand Pensioners Released Online

In a major gaffe, personal details of around 1.5 million penioners in Jharkhand were made public on a state website of social security. The details also included people’s Aadhaar card and bank account information. The details were put on the website because of a programming error, according to the Hindustan Times. There are nearly 1.6 million pensioners in Jharkhand and around 1.4 million have linked their bank account with their Adhaar numbers to get direct benefit of subsidies. The personal details of the pensioners were made available on the Women and Child & Social Security of the Government of Jharkhand’s website, maintained by the Jharkhand Directorate of Social Security.

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ORIGINAL SOURCE: IB Times

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