UPDATED: Hackers steal photo ID of 10,000 Generate KiwiSaver customers

By Pattrick Smellie | Thu, 13 Feb 2020


Hackers stole photographic ID for some 10,000 of the 26,000 Generate KiwiSaver customers affected by a raid on the most sensitive part of its website over the Christmas/New Year period.The company clarified today that while 26,000 of the 90,000 Generate accounts opened over the last seven years were subject to private data theft - which included photographic identification, tax department numbers, and personal names and addresses - the total number who had copies of documents used for visual identification stolen was around 10,000.The hack occu...