Tomorrow is Data Protection Day, here’s a look back at five of the biggest data breaches this past decade
With data privacy and protection being more important than ever, we look at some of the biggest breaches in recent history.
The groups cite concerns over Facebook’s several data breaches and recent Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Mastercard says 87 percent of people have learned to accept that data breaches are an everyday part of life.
A 22-year-old Canadian hacker has pleaded guilty to taking part in an operation that compromised 500m Yahoo accounts
Following SA’s data leak, questions need to be asked around the protection of personal information.
SA’s biggest data leak seems to have emanated from real estate company Jigsaw Holdings.
‘The majority of South Africa’s population… have had their government-issued personal ID numbers and everything else exposed’
Private information relating to home ownership, including bond data and ID numbers, has apparently been dumped online.
Fortunately only some DSL account details were compromised and no personally-identifiable information was stolen.
A new tool for tracking and reporting security breaches lists nine hacks of South African organisations, with the cops at the top.