Absa request customers to be vigilant after an internal data leak
VAAL TRIANGLE - Absa bank customers have been informed of an internal data leak that has exposed personal details of customers. This includes the leak of ID numbers, contact details, addresses and account numbers. The data was exposed due to the actions of an employee who provided the information to external parties. Absa has filed criminal charges against the employee and is set to take further action against parties who received the information. The bank says it would monitor transactions and look for suspicious activity on the relevant accounts.