Criminals want your personal data

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As consumers, we need to behave as if our identity is compromised and act accordingly. Picture: iStock
As consumers, we need to behave as if our identity is compromised and act accordingly. Picture: iStock

PERSONAL FINANCE

This week, credit bureau Experian notified the public that there had been an incident involving a fraudulent data inquiry that released the information of 24 million customers.

Although it appears that this breach did not lead to sensitive information being captured, there has been an increase in criminal attempts to access our personal details.

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