Wednesday, Nov 25, 2020 | Last Update : 02:31 PM IST

Aarogya Setu

Reopening businesses encouraged to use Aarogya Setu to check health status of staff, other users

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology says only names and health status of consenting users will be shared with employers.

22 Aug 2020 8:44 PM

Aarogya Setu source code made public days after MIT tech review downgrades app rating

A few days ago, MIT tech review reduced the rating for the app from 2 stars to 1 star, saying it collected far more data than needed.

27 May 2020 9:01 PM

Links telling you to check if you’re COVID infected could be an online scam, don't click on them

Online fraudsters trying to impersonate the Aarogya Setu app as well as video-conferencing apps such as Zoom, Teams and Meet to collect data

16 May 2020 7:02 PM

IVRS facility launched to bring those without smartphones under Aarogya Setu network

The Interactive Voice Response System will collect health data from landline and feature phone users and issue alerts from time to time.

06 May 2020 9:29 PM

Get Aarogya Setu from Google, Apple app stores only, Pakistan collecting data via fake links: Police

Some people have been receiving malicious links via WhatsApp and SMS, the police said in its cyber security alert

06 May 2020 6:11 PM

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Location tracking not allowed on apps using Google, Apple APIs but indie app Aarogya Setu does

Aarogya Setu, which runs on its own Application Program Interface or API, is not bound by international privacy protection norms

05 May 2020 8:32 PM

28 covid apps used by Centre, States not open source, cannot be checked for vulnerabilities

Privacy concerns abound as independent developers cannot study the code

26 Apr 2020 4:40 PM

Aarogya Setu not a magic tool; it breaches privacy

It is universally recognised that crises like pandemics enable governments to increase surveillance.

21 Apr 2020 12:10 PM

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