🔒 Cybersecurity Breach at South Africa's Business Registry: CIPC Faces Unauthorized Access to Client and Employee Data 🇿🇦 💻

🔒 Cybersecurity Breach at South Africa's Business Registry: CIPC Faces Unauthorized Access to Client and Employee Data 🇿🇦 💻

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A cyber attack on South Africa's Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) has raised concerns as personal information of clients and employees is unlawfully accessed. The breach has led to a shutdown of certain CIPC systems to mitigate potential damage, prompting a call for vigilance among affected individuals. This incident highlights the growing threat of cybercrime in the country, with several government entities falling victim to similar attacks in recent times.

South Africa's Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) faced a cyber attack, resulting in an unauthorized attempt to access personal information of clients and employees. While the extent of the exposure is under investigation, names, addresses, and contact details may have been compromised. The CIPC emphasizes the importance of safeguarding information and is actively working to minimize the impact on clients and employees. This incident adds to a series of cyber attacks on government entities in South Africa amid a rising trend of cybercrime in the country.


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