African Bank client data leaked after debt collector victim of ransomware attack
A cyberattack on Debt-IN, one of African Bank's debt recovery service providers, in April 2021 turned out to be worse than initially thought
One of African Bank’s debt collection service providers, Debt-IN, has suffered a data breach that has compromised the personal information of several of its customers.
Debt-IN was targeted by cybercriminals in April 2021 but expert security advice received at the time indicated there was no evidence that the ransomware attack had resulted in a data breach, African Bank said in a statement on Wednesday. However, Debt-IN has subsequently realised that the personal data of certain customers, including a number of African Bank loan customers who are under debt review, had been compromised. ..