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South Africa's Wild, Wild West Of Personal Information Desperately Needs A Sheriff

The massive personal data breach last week, attributed to estate agency – Aida – is confirmation that South Africa is in desperate need for the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) to be fully implemented. For those of you who don’t know, only a few sections of POPIA have been signed

Is Dracore Data Sciences responsible for South Africa's largest ever data leak?

Earlier on 18 October 2017, we published all the details we knew at the time regarding what we thought was South Africa's largest-ever data breach. This was after I had called Troy Hunt, the security consultant, researcher and founder of have i been pwned?, who had initially discovered and announced

What we know so far about South Africa's largest ever data breach

South Africa has suffered its largest data breach as millions of personal records of anyone, dead or alive, with a South African ID number (13 digit identity number) have been leaked on the Internet. This was first revealed by security consultant and researcher, Troy Hunt, on 17 October 2017. Hunt