Capital One breach suspect may have stolen data from at least 30 organizations — including companies and educational institutions — prosecutors say
|08/15/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- Capital One data breach suspect Paige A. Thompson, of Seattle, may have stolen data from “more than 30 companies, educational institutions, and other entities,” according to prosecutors.
- Thompson was charged with count of computer fraud and abuse (though prosecutors say more counts could be filed), after an FBI investigation alleged she stole data impacting roughly 100 million Capital One customers in the US and around 6 million in Canada.
- “Thompson intruded into servers operated, rented, or contracted by over 30 companies, educational institutions, and other entities,” prosecutors allege in the court document. “Although not all of those intrusions involved the read more >>>