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Aadhaar ECMP Hack and skirting security checks

HuffPost India exposed in detail how a patch to ECMP client, the software used to enrol people into Aadhaar can disable security checks that were intended to prevent fraudulent enrollments.

UIDAI's Aadhaar Software Hacked, ID Database Compromised, Experts Confirm

NEW DELHI-The authenticity of the data stored in India's controversial Aadhaar identity database, which contains the…

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The UIDAI came with usual denials, but HuffPost India followed it up with another expert’s report detailing the list of 11 functionality changes to weaken/ disable the security checks that were made through 26 modifications in the patch. Fake / Ghost enrollments give a window of opportunity for fraud actors to exist in UID system, reap the benefits intended only to residents, citizens. The mere existence of Aadhaar legitimizes a person this is why terrorists are loving it.

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