Indian PM Modi's official mobile app morphed into political scandal


NEW DELHI:Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi 's official mobile application has morphed into a political scandal in a country where privacy rules are weak and the data mining runs rampant.

A security researcher, who has previously highlighted some vulnerability in India's national identity card project, had tweeted that the app was sending personal user data to a third-party domain that was traced to a US company.

Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi has taunted Prime Minister Modi for shipping user's' personal data to servers abroad

Modi's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), however denied the allegation.APP/AFP

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