The Well being Ministry and the Empowered Group on Vaccine Administration (EGVAC) have requested the Pc Emergency Response Workforce of the Ministry of Electronics and Info Know-how (MietY) to analyze stories of hacking of the CoWIN platform, a digital portal used to register for vaccination. There have been some media stories of the CoWIN platform being hacked.
“Our consideration has been drawn in the direction of information circulating on social media concerning the alleged hacking of CoWIN system. On this connection we want to state that CoWIN shops all of the vaccination knowledge in a secure and safe digital surroundings,” RS Sharma, Chief Govt Officer of the Nationwide Well being Authority and the in-charge of the CoWIN platform, mentioned.
“No CoWIN knowledge is shared with any entity exterior the CoWIN surroundings. The info being claimed as having been leaked akin to geo-location of beneficiaries, isn’t even collected at CoWIN,” he additional added.
The federal government’s assertion comes after stories began doing the rounds on microblogging website Twitter that CoWIN had been hacked and knowledge of about 150 million vaccinated folks had been offered.