TransUnion confirms millions impacted by recent cyber attack | #malware | #ransomware

TransUnion South Africa has confirmed that at least three million consumers and 600 000 businesses were impacted by a recent cyber attack.

It said it is aware of a criminal third party that has aggregated and was releasing data allegedly obtained from TransUnion South Africa and other sources, including at least 54 million records unrelated to TransUnion, from prior data breaches dating back to 2017.

The organisation said that with the help of outside experts, they are screening and reviewing this data as quickly as they are able to access it safely.

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