In August 2020, Experian South Africa suffered a data breach which exposed the personal information of tens of millions of individuals. Only 1.3M of the records contained email addresses, whilst most contained government issued identity numbers, names, addresses, occupations and employers, amongst other person information.
Accounts breached: 1284637
Breached on: August 19, 2020
Exposed data: Email addresses, Employers, Government issued IDs, Names, Occupations, and Phone numbers
Added on: September 01, 2020