Unauthorised Access to Liberty’s IT Infrastructure

Please be informed that Liberty serve the University of the Witwatersrand Retirement Fund as the Administrators. Over the weekend, Liberty announced that its IT infrastructure had been subject to illegal and unauthorised access. A media statement was issued in this regard, which we include for your information. Read Full statement here.

The Trustees of the Fund have been in contact with Liberty, who has advised that clients have not experienced any financial loss due to the breach and they assured us that the security of members’ data is of top priority. Liberty has committed to providing us with further feedback, as more information regarding the breach is known.

The Trustees will continue to monitor the information and provide members with an update once additional information has been received.