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[LISTEN] How did SA’s biggest data leak happen?

Independent marketing consultant Andrew Fraser cannot say how long this information has been out there for but it could have been years and says the data looks like it was collected by the credit bureau.

JOHANNESBURG - Independent marketing consultant Andrew Fraser says that although details around the leak of over 30 million South Africans’ personal information are still sketchy, it looks like a database hosted by a real estate company as a service to agents was not secured properly.

Fraser cannot say how long this information has been out there for but it could have been years and says the data looks like it was collected by the credit bureau.

Most importantly, Fraser says that South Africans should be worried as this information can be used and is now easily accessible by identity thieves.

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