Late Saturday night, security researcher Abhay Rana published a post detailing an XSS vulnerability on the UIDAI portal at resident.uidai.gov.in that allowed anyone to embed content on the website, so that when the appropriate url was accessed, UIDAI would appear to host that content. The vulnerability was a result of UIDAI running ਹੋਰ ਪੜ੍ਹੋ…
Aadhaar is India’s biometric ID system that provides a 12-digit unique identity number that can be obtained by residents of India, based on their biometric and demographic data. Originally intended to be sorely a means of identification of a person, Aadhaar is increasingly being made mandatory to avail welfare and essential services. Aadhaar is facing a Constitutional Challenge in the Supreme Court of India
The ਯੂ.ਆਈ.ਡੀ.ਏ.ਆਈ. is the only authority that can issue Aadhaar numbers.