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‘No data, security breach’: Aarogya Setu says after hacker claims ‘privacy of 90 million Indians at stake’

Aarogya Setu was alerted “by an ethical hacker of a potential security issue in the app”, which they discussed with him, but “no personal information of any user has been proven to be at risk”.

Elliot Alderson, a French security researcher claimed claimed on Twitter that a security issue has been found in the app and the privacy of 90 million Indians is at stake.

The official Twitter handle of Aarogya Setu, the contact-tracing app developed by the National Informatics Centre (NIC) under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, asserted late on Tuesday that “no data or security breach had been identified” in the app.

Source: ‘No data, security breach’: Aarogya Setu says after hacker claims ‘privacy of 90 million Indians at stake’

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