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Standard Bank and Lightstone have disclosed a data breach and said that some property owners’ information in South Africa was accessed without permission.
The Western Cape Blood Service was hit by a cyberattack on Thursday morning, forcing the non-profit to resort to manual, offline processing while it restores its systems from backup.
No responsible party will be held liable for not registering by 30 June under the Protection of Personal Information Act, the Information Regulator said on Tuesday.
Facebook has denied it intends sharing WhatsApp users’ contact lists with other Facebook properties when it introduces new terms and conditions soon that have caused an uproar among consumers.
Facebook cannot share any contact information it collects from WhatsApp users with its other properties without first obtaining authorisation from South Africa’s Information Regulator, the agency has said..
An Absa employee accused of leaking some of the bank’s South African customer data to third parties provided the information, which included credit card numbers, to several third parties in return for payment.
Credit bureau Experian said on Wednesday it is pursuing both criminal and civil charges against the perpetrator who walked off with the records of millions of South Africans after impersonating one of the company’s clients.
The Information Regulator said it has requested an urgent meeting with Liberty Holdings to get an understanding of how its data was breached by hackers at the weekend. In a statement issued by chair Pansy Tlakula