New Delhi: The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Wednesday said its database was completely secured and immune to attacks from any kind of malware. The data in the Aadhaar servers is in the encrypted form.
“You cannot do anything with that information, which is in an encrypted form. Aadhaar main systems, which are really so very well-designed and robustly designed that there is no concern about security in Aadhaar,” UIDAI chairman J Satyanarayana said.
UIDAI presently maintains the data of about 114 crore Indians in over 6,000 servers located in Bengaluru and Manesar. He said that such robust systems were put in place in Aadhaar He said the government has spent Rs 7,000 crore on establishment of Aadhaar and reaped benefits of over Rs 50,000 crore in the form of weeding out bogus beneficiaries of government schemes.