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Database With Millions of Indian Personal Records Exposed and Hijacked

POSTED BY: BOB DIACHENKO MAY 8, 2019 On May 1st, I have discovered an unprotected and publicly indexed MongoDB database which contained 275,265,298 records with personal identifiable information (PII) on Indian citizens, including the following fields: Name Email Gender Education level and area of… Continue Reading →

Fasting to SAVE Ganga, Atmabodhanand follows India’s “glorious” tradition of sacrifices

By Sandeep Pandey*The freedom struggle of this country has witnessed a band of youth inspired by a zeal willing to put their lives at stake. Number of them were arrested, tried in court and executed by the British. Bhagat Singh,… Continue Reading →

PIL filed in Supreme Court to link Aadhaar with social media accounts #WTFnews

The petition was filed by advocate and Delhi BJP leader Ashwini Upadhyay By Express News Service NEW DELHI: A PIL was filed in the Supreme Court seeking direction to the Centre to ascertain the feasibility of linking Aadhaar with social media accounts,… Continue Reading →

The IL&FS Aadhaar enrolment scandal – Part 1

Why the Aadhaar database is fatally compromised, why the UIDAI has known about it for years, and how they covered it up. (thread) 2. This is a story about a scandal so big it should have marked the cancellation of the… Continue Reading →

Aadhaar Data Of Over 2 Crore Punjab Residents Found On Seized Hard Disks

NT Punjab has a population of around 2.8 crore, out of which Aadhaar details of over 2 crore persons have been found with IT Grids. The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has, however, refuted reports about the breach of… Continue Reading →

Karnataka to use Aadhaar-linked ID to track every pregnancy #WTFnews’

The Department of Health and Family Welfare is all set to track every pregnancy in the state, from conception to birth, with the help of an Aadhaar-linked unique ID number. Every year, Karnataka sees 11 lakh-13 lakh pregnant women. But… Continue Reading →

Julian Assange: Wikileaks co-founder arrested in London

Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange has been arrested at the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Mr Assange took refuge in the embassy seven years ago to avoid extradition to Sweden over a sexual assault case that has since been dropped. The Met… Continue Reading →

Framed in 157 cases, woman gets acquitted in all, released after 12 years from Chhattisgarh prison

Shams Ur Rehman Alavi NewsBits.in BHOPAL/RAIPUR: After 12 long years, Nirmalakka has finally been acquitted in all the cases that were registered against her. Carrying the court order, her family members along with the lawyer, reached the Central Jail at… Continue Reading →

The mess in the banking system due to Aadhaar

A bridge to nowhere Sakina Dhorajiwala Jean Drèze Niklas Wagner MORE-INAadhaar and cash transfers Poor people are running from pillar to post as the Aadhaar payment bridge routinely obstructs their welfare benefits Perhaps you will remember “l’affaire Airtel” — the… Continue Reading →

BJP caught stealing code designed by Andhra-based startup to partially restore its hacked website

In a startling revelation, it has emerged that the BJP resorted to stealing of a programming code, developed by a startup in Andhra Pradesh, to restore its hacked website. The hacking of the BJP’s website and its inability to restore… Continue Reading →

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