One of India’s biggest gas companies Indane ‘leaked’ millions of Aadhaar numbers and other details on its website, claims report


One of India’s biggest gas companies Indane ‘leaked’ millions of Aadhaar numbers and other details on its website, claims report

Last year the Indian government received criticism from several users for instances of their Aadhaar details being leaked on the web. Now, a popular state-owned gas company, Indane has reportedly exposed millions of Aadhaar numbers on its own website. This is said to be a security-lapse, according to TechCrunch.

The particular page of the website was said to have been indexed by Google and thus became accessible to nearly everyone, letting them skip the ID and password login page. Another security researcher going by the name Elliot Anderson (Baptiste Robert) on Twitter has given details about this security lapse in a blog post. The researcher says that he got an anonymous tip talking about Indane leaving Aadhaar details exposed on its website. Read More

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