South Africans' Personal Details Leaked in Massive Data Breach
Australian web security expert Troy Hunt has said that a data breach containing the private information of 30 million South Africans "is one of the worst" he has ever seen. Information contained in the leak included peoples' names, their gender, ethnicity, home ownership and contact information, identity numbers and estimated income.
South Africa: Hawks Investigating Allegations of Massive Data Breach
News24Wire, 19 October 2017
The Hawks on Thursday confirmed that they were investigating an alleged "masterdeeds" data breach which exposed the personal information of millions of South Africans. Read more »
South Africa: Massive Data Leak Exposes Personal Details of Millions
News24Wire, 18 October 2017
The sensitive private information of 30 million South Africans, contained in a massive data breach, appears to have been hacked from a credit bureau. Read more »