Security Fails

Aadhaar’s latest breach

Yet another Aadhaar breach. Yet another UIDAI denial that misses the point entirely. There is yet another report of Aadhaar’s ECMP software being patched to bypass security by replacing parts of its code with insecure versions of code from previous versions, reports Huffington Post. Do read the full article, but Read more…

Aadhaar News

7 questions for UIDAI

There are seven questions we challenge UIDAI to give a proper answer for (and one bonus). What happens when stolen biometrics compromise a person’s identity? Consider the example of the bank officer whose fingerprints got duplicated and sold to provide illegal access to create and update Aadhaar cards. There are Read more…

Aadhaar Coercion

The plight of Aadhaar operators

The thoughtless implementation of Aadhaar has led countless operators to make investment in equipment (they had to purchase equipment – it was not provided by UIDAI for conducting enrolments) that is very specific to Aadhaar work, and the abrupt discontinuation of contracts, because UIDAI belatedly realizes that data being collected Read more…