Source code of Android version of Aarogya Setu on GitHub from May 26 midnight available are done. The National Informatics Center (NIC) has also announced a bug bounty program to encourage researchers to find flaws in the app.
At present, the Aarogya Setu app has 11.50 million registered users across all supported platforms. During the conference, Kant also highlighted that the app had already helped over 1,40,000 people by alerting them about the potential risk of coronavirus infection using its internal contact tracing technology.
Security experts help users in this app Express your concerns about privacy in advance And have also urged the government to open the code of the Arogya Setu app last month. NITI Aayog is also ready to release all subsequent updates of the app through its repository on GitHub.
In addition to open sourcing the code, the government has launched a bug bounty program, which will be hosted by the MyGov team. The program will help security researchers to get a reward of Rs 1 lakh. In this, a person who finds security vulnerabilities or vulnerabilities in the app will get a reward of Rs 1 lakh. Apart from this, an additional reward of Rs 1 lakh will also be given for correcting the code.