Capital One Financial Corporation announced this week that on July 19, 2019, a hacker gained unauthorized access to the personal information of people who had applied for its credit card products and to Capital One credit card customers. Capital One says it immediately fixed the configuration vulnerability that this individual exploited and promptly began working with federal law enforcement. The FBI has arrested Paige Thompson, a former engineer, who is accused of downloading more than 100 million U.S. Capital One customers’ personal information. Based on Capital One analysis to date, the company believes it is unlikely that the information was used for fraud or disseminated by this individual. However, we will continue to investigate. “While I am grateful that the perpetrator has been caught, I am deeply sorry for what has happened,” said Richard D. Fairbank, chairman and CEO. “I sincerely apologize for the understandable worry this incident must be causing those affected and I am committed to making it right.” Approximately 6 million customers in Canada were also affected. While Capital One contends that no credit card account numbers or log-in credentials were compromised and over 99 percent of Social Security numbers were not compromised, information on consumers and small… Read full this story
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