Capital One discovered more customers’ SSNs exposed in 2019 hack


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US bank Capital One notified a number of additional customers that their Social Security numbers were exposed in the data breach that took place in July 2019.

A hacker that was going online with the handle “erratic” breached the systems at Capital One and gained access to personal information from 106 million Capital One credit applications.

Law enforcement arrested the hacker Paige A. Thompson for the security breach.

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