Ster-Kinekor “data leak” means private data of 7 million South Africans is at risk

Nic Andersen reports:

Incredibly worrying news has emerged around data privacy issues at local cinema chain Ster-Kinekor. An alleged data leak means up to 7 million South Africans could have had their private data compromised, potentially leaving their bank accounts and other information at risk.

Fin24 reports that this week an online account resource claimed that 1.6 million Ster-Kinekor accounts had been exposed this year alone. That announcement was the result of Durban software developer Matt Cavanagh discovering a flaw in the Ster-Kinekor booking website.

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