Re­cent hacks

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ViewFines: The ad­dresses and ve­hi­cle de­tails of 934 000 South African mo­torists were stolen when the web­site — which helps mo­torists es­tab­lish if they have out­stand­ing fines — was breached in May.

Ti­tle deeds: Millions of South African home­own­ers had iden­tity numbers and de­tails of their homes stolen af­ter a breach of the Deeds Of­fice, al­legedly via a prop­erty com­pany’s IT sys­tem, in Oc­to­ber.

Stan­dard Bank: R300-mil­lion stolen by a Ja­panese crim­i­nal syn­di­cate when the bank’s credit card data­base was breached in June 2016.

Eskom pay­roll: Hawks foil a bil­lion­rand at­tempted hack in 2014.

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