India: What you need to know about the Apple and Aadhaar attacks

October 31 was a big day for data protection, privacy and surveillance. First, reports poured in about a massive breach of Aadhaar information, with estimates that the data of 815 million Indians had been put up for sale on the ‘dark web’. Soon after, many opposition leaders and civil society members began sharing messages they had received from Apple, warning that they were potential targets of ‘state-sponsored attackers’ who were trying to ‘remotely compromise’ (read: hack) their phones.

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Source: India Today