Experian South Africa discloses data breach impacting 24 million customers

The South African branch of consumer credit reporting agency Experian disclosed a data breach on Wednesday.

The credit agency admitted to handing over the personal details of its South African customers to a fraudster posing as a client.

While Experian did not disclose the number of impacted users, a report from South African Banking Risk Centre (SABRIC), an anti-fraud and banking non-profit, claimed the breach impacted 24 million South Africans and 793,749 local businesses.

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Source: ZDNet