State in India Leaves Data From Covid-19 Surveillance Tool Open, Risking Safety for Millions of People Across the Country


In a technical report prepared by vpnmentor, it was revealled that a surveillance platform built to track and trace COVID-19 patients in India has been compromised due to a lack of data security protocols that inadvertently left access to the platform wide open, along with exposing the data of millions of people from across India.

Named “Surveillance Platform Uttar Pradesh Covid-19”, the software appears to have been built by the regional government of Uttar Pradesh, a state of India.

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