Capital One Says Breach Impacted 106M As Suspect Arrested

Law360 (July 29, 2019, 11:28 PM EDT) -- Capital One Financial Corp. announced Monday that 106 million people had their personal information stolen by a hacker whom prosecutors hit with a criminal computer fraud and abuse count in Washington federal court.

Capital One says a hacker got access to the personal information of over 100 million people applying for credit. Above, a man walks across the street from a Capital One branch in San Francisco. (AP) Paige A. Thompson, who also goes under the moniker "erratic," was arrested Monday and is accused of the data breach that, according to Capital One, exposed 140,000 Social Security numbers and about 80,000 linked...

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