Rs 500 You have access to a billion of Aadhaar details, Around 1 billion Indian details leaked

By Diksha Goyal, 2018-01-04 08:09:51

In present, your Aadhaar card becoming soon your main and most important personal identification document. In all types of organizations like banks, telecom service and institutes now compulsory to link your 12-digit unique ID number Aadhaar details is high preference.

According to The Tribune, the investigation has revealed that for just Rs 500 sellers are providing unrestricted access to over a billion Aadhaar details through WhatsApp.

The Tribune reports that a stringer purchased a service from an unknown seller on WhatsApp by paying Rs 500 using online payment service Paytm. In sometime, the anonymous seller provided login ID and password to a portal where the stringer could full access to enter any Aadhaar number over all of its details like name, address, phone number, photo and email.

Officials were shocked when hearing about the scam and have referred the issue to UIDAI technical consultants in Bengaluru. After the scam the UIDAI Authority of India Twitted “Aadhaar never sends an OTP on email. Its sent on registered mobile number. Never ever share it to anyone.”


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