The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has dismissed the charges that foreign representatives were accessing personal data, saying there has been no Aadhaar data which has ever been stored or processed outside and these data lies within its fully secured storehouses.
“Aadhaar data is fully safe and secure and has robust uncompromising security. The UIDAI data center is an infrastructure of critical importance and is protected accordingly with high technology, conforming to the best standards of security”, the UIDAI claimed in the statement.
The UIDAI also added that these Twitter users were nothing but “fraudulent elements active on social and other media”, and asking people not to believe such comments.
It has also been said that “so-called hacked information” can be easily accessed through Google search, and for that, you don’t even need 12 digits unique number.
“UIDAI strongly dismissed the claims made by certain elements on Twitter and a section of Media that they have fetched personal details of Shri Ram Sewak Sharma who is a public servant using his Aadhaar number. UIDAI condemns such malicious attempts by few individuals to malign the world’s largest unique identity project – Aadhaar,” it tweeted on Sunday evening, adding: “Aadhaar has built the digital trust among people at large and these devious elements are trying to spread misinformation.”
It is poor and cheap publicity by these unscrupulous elements who needs attention through such unauthentic news, the UDIA tweeted.
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