IMPACT

DAEM, a “Social Safety Net” or a Data Collection Net?

In September 2021, the Ministry of Social Affairs and IMPACT, the Central Inspection’s e-governance platform, launched DAEM, a program that aims to financially support struggling families in Lebanon. Following its launch, SMEX conducted a surface technical security and privacy analysis on the platform and found crucial vulnerabilities.  The platform asks for too much identifying personal …

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Is Lebanese citizens’ data safe on IMPACT’s platforms?

Update: IMPACT responded to the concerns raised in this article with some clarifications about some of the mentioned points. In turn, our technical team provided further evidence of the validity of the security threats raised in this article. We are still awaiting their response. Previously, IMPACT had been responsive, as they published their platform’s privacy …

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