Aadhaar

Aadhaar is the 12-digit unique identification number issued by the Indian government to every individual resident of India. The Aadhaar project aims to provide a single, unique identifier which captures all the demographic and biometric details of every resident of India.

 

UIDAI tells court Aadhaar biometric matching not set up for identifying unknown people

Aadhaar fingerprint biometrics cannot be used to identify deceased individuals because the system is designed to authenticate identities on a…

 

Disastrous program to link Aadhaar with voter ID may be revived

Documents containing the Aadhaar numbers and voter identity numbers of 350 million Indian citizens have never been accounted for by…

 

Kerala State government to acquire thousands of fingerprint and iris biometric scanners

The government of India’s Kerala State has approved a proposal to purchase thousands of fingerprint scanners, iris scanners and tablets…

 

Virtual ID deadline extended again as UIDAI and Indian banks work to improve authentication systems

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has begun carrying out a directive from the Supreme Court, delivered as part…

 

Delhi High Court backs OTP over biometrics for SIM registrations due to security concerns

Delhi’s High Court has backed suggestions from a pair of amicus curiae briefs that OTP authentication replace the use of…

 

Aadhaar biometric authentication fine for government benefits but not for identifying dead bodies

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has written to commercial banks and the Reserve Bank of India to clarify…

 

Gemalto publicly apologizes for alleging massive Aadhaar data breach in report

Gemalto has retracted the claim in its Breach Level Index (BLI) that roughly 1.2 billion Aadhaar records have been compromised…

 

Indian telecoms blocked from biometric onboarding to comply with Supreme Court Aadhaar decision

India’s Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has issued notification to the country’s mobile network operators that Aadhaar-based digital authentication for eKYC…

 

NEXT Biometrics attains Aadhaar Registered Device Service certification for Android

NEXT Biometrics announced its Level-0 (L0) Registered Device (RD) Service for Android has been certified by the Unique Identification Authority…

 

Financial firms and telecoms in India wrestle with new Aadhaar authentication rules

Fintech and mutual fund companies cannot authenticate customers with their Aadhaar account, banks would like to continue doing so, and…

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