CoWIN Data Leak News Reports claims Aadhar to PAN card details of users easily available in Telegram

Is the personal data of Indian users not secure? This question is being raised because several media reports have claimed that personal information of Indians who have registered themselves on the CoWIN portal is easily available on Telegram. CoWIN portal is operated by the government, which is a platform related to covid vaccination. One of The Fourth News Report It has been told that personal information of Indians, their Aadhaar and PAN card details are available on Telegram.

As per the report, when the mobile number registered with the CoWIN portal is entered on the portal, the Telegram bot leaks the user’s gender, year of birth, name of the vaccination center and ID card number used for vaccination. Is. It is claimed that due to this data breach, anyone can get important information like Aadhaar card, voter ID and PAN card number of Indian citizens.

The Fourth News has said that personal information of many central leaders from the head of Kovin is available on Telegram. Since this disclosure, the developers of Telegram bot have been alerted. It is being said that these bots have now been disabled. Beyond The Fourth News Malayala Manorama has also published a report related to this matter. All media groups have followed these reports.

Gadgets 360 Hindi does not confirm this data leak. According to reports, the government has ruled out hacking of the Covin app, although it has also called for an inquiry. Malayala Manorama has written that along with the common people, VIPs have also become victims of the data leak. Union Health Ministry Secretary Rajesh Bhushan is also included in them.

Personal details of Ritu Khanduri, wife of MLA Rajesh Bhushan from Kotdwar in Uttarakhand, have also come to the fore. Many leaders of Kerala and Union Minister Meenakshi Lekhi have also become victims of data leak. In the year 2021 also there was a report that the data of Covin portal has been hacked. Even then such claims were denied.

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