Nedbank says 1.7 million customers impacted by breach at third-party provider

Nedbank, one of the biggest banks in the South Africa region, has disclosed a security incident yesterday that impacted the personal details of 1.7 million users.

The bank says the breach occurred at Computer Facilities (Pty) Ltd, a South African company the bank was using to send out marketing and promotional campaigns.

In a security notice posted on its website, Nedbank said there was a vulnerability in the third-party provider’s systems that allowed an attacker to infiltrate its systems.

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Source: ZDNet