The CapitalOne Cyber Security Incident

Capital One Financial Corporation just disclosed a cyber security incident that impacts about 100 million people in the U.S. and 6 million in Canada.  The customer data was illegally accessed sometime between March 12 and July 17, according to federal prosecutors.According to CapitalOne’s site, the largest category of information that was accessed was from consumers and small businesses that applied for a credit card from 2005 through early 2019.  The alleged perpetrator of this incident was arrested today.

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