South Africa’s Department of Home Affairs has confirmed it will investigate the data breach discovered earlier this week, which left more than 30 million South Africans exposed, reports Business Report. The department would only confirm the investigation but said it is committed to providing a comprehensive response. Two Gauteng-based companies are reported to have apparent links to the breach and have each accused the other of being responsible. The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform also noted it would look into claims of hacking. Security Researcher Troy Hunt, who first discovered the breach, said it’s not known how many unauthorized parties have accessed the data.
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