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Woman Charged As Hacker In Capital One Data Breach Exposing Over 100 Million Customers

Posted on AllSides July 30th, 2019
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cybersecurity, data breach, Capital One

A woman has been charged in connection with a hacking breach at Capital One bank that exposed information from more than 100 million credit applications over a 14-year period – what is thought to be one of the largest such attacks in recent years.

Authorities in Seattle have charged Paige A. Thompson, who also goes by the handle "erratic," with a single count of computer fraud. She appeared in court on Monday and is scheduled for a detention hearing on Thursday.

Thompson is accused of hacking credit scores, balances, income...

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https://www.npr.org/2019/07/30/746475401/woman-charged-as-hacker-of-capital-one-data-that-exposes-over-100-million-custom

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