Your Aarogya Setu app is safe

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New Delhi: Recently, the government has prepared the Aarogya Setu app to alert you of Coronavirus. But for the past month, rumours of its security and your personal information have been stolen continuously. On Tuesday, a French hacker claimed that many people’s personal information had been stolen from the Aarogya Setu. In such a situation, the government has given a strong response.

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The government said on Wednesday that no data or security breach case has been found in the Aarogya Setu app. Earlier, the ethical hacker had raised concerns about a possible security issue in the app. A French hacker and cyber-security expert Allot Alderson claimed on Tuesday that security issues have been found in the app and the privacy of nine crore Indians is threatened. Rejecting the claim, the government said that this ethical hacker has not proved that any personal information of a user is in danger.

The government said through the twitter handle of the app, ‘We are constantly checking our system and upgrading it. Team Aarogya Setu assures everyone that no data or security breach case has been found. In the tweet, a point-wise explanation of the issues raised by the hacker is given.

Only alerts from Corona virus-positive around
Aarogya Setu said that at the time of registration in the app and at the time of self-evaluation when the user submits their voluntary trace data through the app or detects people who have come in contact after being infected with Covid-19. So it detects the user’s location and places it in a secure server, encrypted and encrypted. On the issue of obtaining Covid-19 data displayed on the home screen by the user by changing the radius and latitude-longitude using a script, Arogya Setu said that all this information is already public for all the places and hence there is no private or sensitive data.


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