Capital One Data Breach

Wall Street Journal July 29, 2019

Capital One Financial Corp. , the fifth-largest U.S. credit-card issuer, said Monday that a hacker accessed the personal information of approximately 106 million card customers and applicants, one of the largest-ever data breaches of a large bank.


Fox News July 29, 2019

 Authorities claim a Seattle software engineer was responsible for the hacking of Capital One and obtained the personal data of over 100 million people in what appears to be one of the biggest breaches of a big bank in history.


Data Breaches: What to know, What to do

Federal Trade Commission, September 2016 (PDF)


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