In a stunning revelation,
The French researcher who became famous for exposing the security flaws of several Indian apps and websites, including that of Aadhar, and Kimbho a home-grown messaging app touted as alternative to WhatsApp.
In a tweet to addressed to the official Twitter handle of Narendra Modi, the researcher states that, ” an anonymous source uploaded a txt file containing my name on your websites in realtime. He also have a full access to your database”, and encourage his team to reach out to him in private and start a security audit.
Narendra Modi team reached out to Elliot Alderson resolve the breach
According to a reply to his own tweet, the France based security researcher claimed that he new the team of Narendra Modi was watching his tweets and a contact has been initiated.
While details of the hack were not published, but the researcher claimed that the hack was not perpetrated by him and that the issue affected the staging subdomain which is not the current staging server being used by the website of Narendra Modi.