What has the NPCI found on the TrueCaller security breach? We write to them asking just that.


On 30.07.2019, media reports and various user complaints brought to light an issue that caused the automatic registration of unified payments interface (UPI) based IDs of Truecaller users without their knowledge and consent. We wrote to NPCI indicating concern and suggesting immediate and intermediate action (read more) and they informed us of two steps they took in response, firstly, that they had stopped onboarding new Truecaller users on the UPI Platform and secondly, that they started an investigation on the incident.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://internetfreedom.in/what-has-the-npci-found/