Officials made the announcement at the 14th meeting of the Group of Ministers (GOM) held at COVID-19. At the meeting, officials also discussed various aspects related to the “Performance, Impact and Benefits” of the Cure Bridge app.
As we said, the Arogya Bridge mobile application helps users identify whether they are at risk of COVID-19. It provides a lot of important information to people including ways to avoid coronavirus and its symptoms. However, since its launch, several groups have identified and criticized the app as a threat to user privacy.
Not only this, with the help of French security researcher Robert the Baptist To claim That healing bridge application includes a “safety loophole,” which puts the privacy of billions of Indians at risk. The researcher tweeted on the government’s contact tracing app on Tuesday to inform the government and its 1.7767 lakh followers of the alleged allegations. However, it was further learned that the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-IN) and the National Informatics Center (NIC) immediately contacted the hacker to understand the problem and later denied the hacker’s claim.
This ethical hacker claimed a potential security issue on the app on Wednesday and after criticizing opposition congressional leaders, the government said there was no information or security gap on the cure bridge.