Elliot Alderson: News
07 May 2020COVID-19
Aarogya Setu, the COVID-19 contact tracer from the government of India, is now available for feature phones and landlines through an Interactive Voice Response System or IVRS.
06 May 2020Security
A few hours ago, a French cybersecurity expert and hacker under the alias "Elliot Alderson" claimed that Aarogya Setu, the official contact-tracing app of the Government of India, carries a security issue.
16 Oct 2018Donald Trump
A new dating app, meant exclusively for Donald Trump supporters and American conservatives, has found itself in a soup.
03 Aug 2018Xiaomi
Have you ever saved UIDAI's number on your phone? Even if you haven't, chances are your phone will have the number saved. Search for 'UIDAI.'
29 Jul 2018X
TRAI Chairman Ram Sewak Sharma got embroiled in a Twitter war over the efficiency of Aadhaar.
25 Mar 2018Narendra Modi
French security researcher Elliot Alderson, who's been in the news for discovering major security flaws in the Aadhaar app, has found out that the official Narendra Modi app on Android is allegedly sharing user information with a US-based company called CleverTap without their consent.
24 Mar 2018Security
A few weeks ago, French security researcher Baptiste Robert, who is better known by his Twitter username Elliot Alderson, hacked into the Aadhaar app within a minute and reportedly gained access to 22,000 Aadhaar card details.
17 Mar 2018Delhi
The Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (UPSTF) has arrested over 100 fraudsters for hacking user database of leading online shopping websites and insurance companies.
16 Mar 2018Aadhaar Card
In a rather worrisome revelation, it has been found that a simple Google search (Mera Aadhaar Meri Pehchan filetype:pdf) can lead people to access the Aadhaar card details of several individuals.
16 Mar 2018India
To highlight India's data security issues, French security researcher Baptiste Robert alias Elliot Alderson has hacked into the Aadhaar app.