Govt highlights advantage of Aarogya Setu, but stops short of making it compulsory in new guidelines

Govt highlights advantage of Aarogya Setu, but stops short of making it compulsory in new guidelines

Early this month, a French hacker and cyber security expert who goes by the name Elliot Alderson had claimed that "a security issue has been found" in the app and that "privacy of 90 million Indians is at stake". The government had categorically rejected this claim saying no data or security breach has been identified in the app and "no personal information of any user has been proven to be at risk by this ethical hacker".