Hackers get their hands on 30-million SA's personal information

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John Lamb

JOHANNESBURG - About 30-million South African identity numbers and other personal and financial information has been hacked and leaked on the internet.

This is considered to be the country&39;s biggest data breach.

It was uncovered by Troy Hunt, a Microsoft regional director.

The data dump of about 27 gigabytes contains a wide range of sensitive information.

It includes ID numbers, personal income, age, employment history, company directorships, race group and even previous addresses.

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