New Delhi: A French hacker and cyber security expert Elliot Alderson claimed that the security of the Arogya Setu app was flawed. Now Elliot Alderson has tweeted claiming that five people in the Prime Minister’s Office are not well, claiming that the Arogya Setu app has been hacked.
Alderson has tweeted that the Arogya Setu app is an open source app. The hacker has also claimed that five people in the PMO office are ill and two people are unwell in the Indian Army headquarters and one person in Parliament is infected with COVID-19 and three in the Ministry of Home Affairs.
However, the questions and allegations raised on the reliability of the Arogya Setu app have been termed by the Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad as baseless. Union IT Minister Prasad said that this app is strong in terms of data and privacy protection. Prasad said, ‘This is India’s technological innovation and is effective in fighting Covid-19.
Hacker Elliot Alderson had previously stated via tweet that the Arogya Setu app has a security-related deficiency. This threatens the data of 9 crore Indians. Another hackers also warned about data hacking of the Arogya Setu app.
This was followed by the tweeter handle of the Arogya Setu App, which claimed the security of the Arogya Setu App. Arogya Setu had said that the data of users is completely safe in this app, there is no risk of data hacking on it.
After cleaning up the Arogya Setu app, a hacker named Elliot Alderson was asked by signs to meet with some evidence yesterday.
Now the information has come through this tweeter handle, 5 people have been said to be sick in the PMO.