New Delhi, NFAPost: The official twitter account of UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India), the regulatory body for Aadhaar Card recently put out a tweet telling users to be aware of Aadhaar Card frauds and listed out steps to ensure to help keep users’ identity safe.
The first tip lets users know that they can verify anyone’s Aadhaar Card online. All they have to do is enter the 12-digit code on this link. This step is also doable using the mAadhaar app.
The authority aslo states, to download an e-Aadhaar please avoid using a public computer at an internet café/kiosk.
“However, if you do, then it is highly recommended to delete all the downloaded copies of e-Aadhaar,” states the authority
The second tip tells users that the numbers alone cannot be considered as Aadhaar proof. It warned potential businesses to verify those numbers on the UIDAI website before accepting them as identity proof.
The authority has also released a small video that shows users what they can do when it comes to privacy and security of their identification data.