Privacy breach at metro station by BMTC

An expert said that there is no need to ask for personal details for BMTC’s survey. Namma Metro riders were left confused as BMTC officials were collecting their personal details outside metro station. The officials said that the details were being collected for the purpose of deploying electronic buses.   “My Name, phone number, entry and […]

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Unsecure university database puts student information at risk

Old software in universities makes student information easily accessible to cyber-crimes and security threats. Bengaluru: Old technology, used to store student information in universities, is making the student database vulnerable to hackers and cyber-attacks.  Software needs regular upgrades in general and if not updated on time, it is prone to cyber-attacks. Bangalore University’s (BU) server […]

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Got tested? Your ID might be with someone else.

A loophole in PHC (Public Health Centre) COVID testing machinery breaches the privacy of Bangalore citizens. The auto-generated message you receive on your registered mobile number after getting tested for COVID 19  in a PHC (Public Health Centre) in Bangalore provides you with two 13 digit SRF (Specimen Referral Form) Ids, one that belongs to […]

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