French security researcher Robert Baptiste (going by the pseudonym Elliot Alderson, or @fs0c131y on Twitter) posted that several Indian government officials are currently unwell, and that he got this information thanks to a flaw in the Aarogya Setu coronavirus contact tracing app which was made by Niti Aayog along with a number of volunteers. Baptiste has claimed that a vulnerability in the Aarogya Setu app let him see who is infected, unwell, and who has made a self COVID-19 assessment. Although he was initially contacted by Indian cyber security agencies, the team behind Aarogya Setu refuted his claims, and on Wednesday IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad also assured the people that the app was secure. In response, Baptiste has revealed some of the details he got through the app, and added that he will reveal detailed information soon.
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