South African Power Firm Eskom Fails To Secure Customer Data

A security researcher resorted to a public tweet about a serious data breach involving customer data, after a South African electricity provider ignored all other pleas to resolve the leak.

Security researcher Devin Stokes issued the public tweet to Eskom, which is South Africa’s state-owned electricity company.

The fact that Eskom, which supplies 95 percent of the electricity to South Africa and indeed other African nations, did not respond to the security researcher’s pleas will come as little surprise to people who know the firm, or have dealt with it.

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Source: Silicon UK