Experian only informed Information Regulator months after hack

Admire Moyo reports:

The Information Regulator is concerned about the hacking of credit bureau Experian, which occurred less than two months after the commencement of the Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act.

This week, Experian, a consumer, business and credit information services agency, confirmed it experienced a data breach which exposed the personal information of as many as 24 million South Africans and 793 749 business entities to a suspected fraudster.

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