French hacker finds security issue in Aarogya Setu, says Rahul Gandhi was right

Updated: 06 May 2020

  • Aarogya Setu application
  • The hacker also said that Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) and the National Informatics Centre (NIC) got in touch with him 49 minutes after his initial tweet

French hacker Robert Baptiste, who goes by Elliot Alderson on Twitter, has claimed that there are security issues with the government’s contact tracing app, Aarogya Setu. “A security issue has been found in your app. The privacy of 90 million Indians is at stake. Can you contact me in private?" the hacker wrote on Twitter tagging the official account of the app.