Twitter Users Flag Threat To Data Privacy In DU Online Portal
Prasad warned that home addresses and phone numbers of students could be accessible to other studentsTwo users on Twitter, early on Thursday, took to the microblogging site to point out the lack of data privacy being observed by Delhi University’s (DU) online portal where students download their admit cards. The admit card is essential for DU students to appear for university examinations. A student’s admit card contains his/her home address, phone number and email id. The perceived dangers to data privacy of DU students were relayed by another Twitter user Ribhav, who pointed out that the portal used to be protected by an individual login. This story will be updated soon with comments from experts on data privacy and security.