Posts Tagged ‘aadhaar’
Mobikwik and Paytm Target Commuters; UnionPay App Spars with Alibaba and Tencent: News Roundup
Malaysia is going mobile while Mobikwik and Paytm are targeting commuters. UnionPay spars with Alibaba and Tencent in mobile fight and HealthiPASS raised $7.2 million for expansion efforts.Read More
Super Sloppy Security Gushes Aadhaar PII
In many respects, India’s 9-year-old Aadhaar national ID system is a global model for simplifying payments, banking and payroll operations. It was designed to be a comprehensive database allowing easy access to bank accounts and other payments mechanisms. As a concept, it worked brilliantly.
But according to data from a report from the Centre For Internet and Society, it also serves as a world-class example of security recklessness, with methods so sloppy that they could have exposed sensitive data about almost a quarter of a billion Indian citizens.Read More