eThekwini shuts down e-services after user data leak

Kyle Venktess reports:

Johannesburg – The eThekwini Municipality, which comprises Durban, has shut down its e-services website after it was revealed on Thursday that it was potentially leaking personal data.

Fin24 reported on Thursday that the KwaZulu-Natal municipality’s e-services website is susceptible to hacking as residents’ personal information such as ID numbers and other data risks being exposed with just the change of a web address.

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