Was your info leaked in SA’s big home loan IT security breach?

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Was your info leaked in SA’s big home loan IT security breach?

FREE TO READ | We ask those involved for the truth, and experts reveal how vulnerable SA’s online systems really are

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The personal details of thousands of SA home loan applicants may have been exposed to a breach – but the financial technology company involved insists “security vulnerabilities have already been patched”.

On Monday, SA tech website Mybroadband (https://mybroadband.co.za/news/)reported that security vulnerabilities had been discovered in systems used by the country’s banks, which expose the personal data of those applying for home loans.

These systems contain information on identity documents, home loan applications and property valuations...

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