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Digital Security

Post by Doc » Mon Apr 30, 2018 11:44 pm

http://www.atimes.com/article/indias-am ... nightmare/
India’s ambitious digital ID project faces new security nightmare
A slew of complaints and alerts to UIDAI reveal that operators can bypass biometric and geo-location safeguards to access the database illegally
“The further a society drifts from truth the more it will hate those who speak it.” … George Orwell

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Re: Digital Security

Post by SteveFoerster » Tue May 01, 2018 9:35 am

Doc wrote:
Mon Apr 30, 2018 11:44 pm
http://www.atimes.com/article/indias-am ... nightmare/
India’s ambitious digital ID project faces new security nightmare
A slew of complaints and alerts to UIDAI reveal that operators can bypass biometric and geo-location safeguards to access the database illegally
To the surprise of absolutely no one at all.
Writer, technologist, educator, gadfly.
President of New World University: http://newworld.ac

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Re: Digital Security

Post by Doc » Tue May 01, 2018 3:31 pm

SteveFoerster wrote:
Tue May 01, 2018 9:35 am
Doc wrote:
Mon Apr 30, 2018 11:44 pm
http://www.atimes.com/article/indias-am ... nightmare/
India’s ambitious digital ID project faces new security nightmare
A slew of complaints and alerts to UIDAI reveal that operators can bypass biometric and geo-location safeguards to access the database illegally
To the surprise of absolutely no one at all.
I wouldn't say that more like "To the surprise of absolutely no one in the 1% that already understood digital security"

Most people have no idea about this stuff Steve. I have been paying attention since the early 1990's when I first officially got on the internet.
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Re: Digital Security

Post by SteveFoerster » Thu May 03, 2018 7:16 pm

Doc wrote:
Tue May 01, 2018 3:31 pm
SteveFoerster wrote:
Tue May 01, 2018 9:35 am
Doc wrote:
Mon Apr 30, 2018 11:44 pm
http://www.atimes.com/article/indias-am ... nightmare/
India’s ambitious digital ID project faces new security nightmare
A slew of complaints and alerts to UIDAI reveal that operators can bypass biometric and geo-location safeguards to access the database illegally
To the surprise of absolutely no one at all.
I wouldn't say that more like "To the surprise of absolutely no one in the 1% that already understood digital security"

Most people have no idea about this stuff Steve. I have been paying attention since the early 1990's when I first officially got on the internet.
Hmm. Okay, you got me, that's fair.
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President of New World University: http://newworld.ac

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