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#Killer DPI - Firstly for #KillerLoanApps

Neither API health, not interoperability will substitute responsible behaviour in #DigitalLending #DPIDisaster
Both #PAN and #Aadhaar are tired of the billion transformations since 2017 and the only people who gave made money is KYC startups (not even fintechs)

The top priority for railways has to be @digilocker integration, not track maintenance.

Oh please push all those auto issued insurance from IRCTC so when people die, their relatives don't need to run around.
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💣💣 The inevitable has happened. #CoWINDataLeak reported by @thefourthlive @ManoramaDaily is a largest #DigitalPublicInfrastructure disaster.

Thread on some impacts.
1. What happened? What data points are exposed?

A : A telegram bot allows to query - what possibly appears entire #CoWIN database by mobile number / #Aadhaar & returns vaccination details if exists.

Name, Mobile, Gender, ID Proof used (Aadhaar/Passport), Vax centre address
If a single number of used for entire family, it returns all members who used the same number.

RS Sharma, Meenakshi Lekhi, KC Venugopal are some of whose data was available.

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The Fourth yesterday reported about a huge #CoWinDataLeak yesterday. There was a telegram Not which allowed to search against phone numbers or aadhaar for vaccine data. Exposed details includes

Family details(who took vaccination under the same number) and below fields Image
This is potentially one among the largest data leaks so far and looks like everyone who took vaccination via #Cowin is part of this database. They could verify many in this DB

@b_sreejan from The Fourth done a thread here
Today @Onmanorama covers this as front page lead story , after independently verifying the same. They also carry information hidden in the screenshot of health secretary Rajesh Bhushan and family ImageImage
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