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TMC’s Saket Gokhale alleges data breach of senior politicians on CoWin

TMC national spokesperson Saket Gokhale shared the screenshots of the breach on his official Twitter account

TMC’s Saket Gokhale alleges data breach of senior politicians on CoWin
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The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Monday alleged that the country’s Covid-19 vaccination tracking platform CoWin has been breached with details of senior political leaders available on social media application Telegram.

TMC national spokesperson Saket Gokhale shared the screenshots of the breach on his official Twitter account.

According to screenshots shared by Gokhale, the leaked date includes Aadhaar card numbers, along with gender, date of birth and vaccination centre of senior leaders such as Rajya Sabha MP and TMC leader Derek O’Brien, former union minister P Chidambaram, Congress leaders Jairam Ramesh and KC Venugopal.

In another set of screenshots Gokhale shared, the leaked data also included details of health secretary Rajesh Bhushan, deputy chairman Rajya Sabha Haribansh Narayan Singh, Rajya Sabha MPs Sushmita Dev, Abhishek Manu Singhvi, & Sanjay Raut.

National Health Authority chief Ram Sewak Sharma and the ministry of electronics and information technology are yet to comment on the allegations of data leak.

The copy will be updated as and when the response by the ministry of health will be made available.

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