Watch Troy Hunt explain massive South African database leak

Security researcher Troy Hunt – who runs Have I Been Pwned? – recently revealed a massive South African database leak.

Figures initially provided by Hunt suggested the database contained the ID numbers of 60 million South Africans – including deceased citizens.

New data released by Hunt shows that the database may in fact contain the private details of every living South African – up to 2014.

Hunt provides an overview of the data breach and how incidents like this take place, in the video below.

Now read: South Africa’s data leak contains IDs of 12.5 million children

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