There are many ad funded "free" unofficial apps on the Google Playstore that provide basic services related with Aadhaar that are of little use, yet the Aadhaar number being the sensitive information that it is, the apps have the potential to fool ignorant users into providing sensitive information about themselves to unknown and untrusted third parties. Nikhil adds: Remember that Google does little or no quality control over what kind of apps are up on the play store, and what permissions they seek. Here are some examples. Aadhaar - PAN Linking apps [caption id="attachment_182526" align="aligncenter" width="1530"] Link Aadhaar to PAN apps on the Google Playstore[/caption] Here is a sample list of apps on the playstore that offer to link Aadhaar with mobile numbers, Banks or PAN cards; with an approximate number of downloads per app: Link PAN Card with Aadhaar…
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