- EPFO says it has been taking all necessary precautions
- Warnings regarding vulnerabilities in data a routine process, says EPFO
- EPFO offers retirement fund schemes for the salaried
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"EPFO has been taking all necessary precautions and measures to ensure that no data leakage takes place," it said on Wednesday. "Warnings regarding vulnerabilities in data or software" are a "routine administrative process based on which the services which were rendered through Common Service Centres have been discontinued" from March 22, 2018.
An initiative of the Ministry of Electronics and IT, Common Services Centres (CSC) provide web-enabled e-governance services in rural areas.
"No confirmed data leakage has been established or observed so far. As part of the data security and protection... As such, there is nothing to be concerned about the news item. EPFO is continuously monitoring and will continue to be vigilant about it in future," EPFO added.
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