Everything We Know About the Capital One Hacking Case So Far
By: Lily Hay Newman
Published: August 29, 2019
* At the end of July, the FBI and Capital One disclosed that the bank had suffered a massive data breach just a few months before, exposing personal and financial data from more than 100 million customers.
* The FBI arrested former Amazon employee Paige Thompson, 33, in connection with the crime, and accused her of also breaching 30 other companies and organizations.
* Thompson, who also goes by the online handle “erratic,” allegedly created a program in late March to scan cloud customers for a specific web application firewall misconfiguration.