The Masterdeeds Leak.
Protecting yourself against identity theft.
No more than a month ago in the US, a credit firm, Equifax, was hacked and exposed over 140 million social security numbers of Americans. And now, in our own backyard, the private details of over 31 million South Africans – including ID numbers, contact details, addresses, and income estimates – have found their way into the public domain.
But why should the average South African be concerned about a leak of this scale, you might be asking.