Capital One target of massive data breach

Capital One target of massive data breach



NOT BEFORE CAUSING SOME DAMAGE TO THE UPPER FLOOR. NO INJURIES WERE REPORTED. THE CAUSE IS UNDER INVESTIGASTION. (PL) NOW AN UPDATE ON A NEWS ALERT THAT WAS FIRST BREAKING LAST NIGHT AT 10 AND 11. CAPITAL ONE SAYS A HACKER GAINED ACCESS TO PERSONAL INFORMATION FROM MORE THAN 100 MILLION CREDIT APPLICATIONS… (KW) THE NEWS CAME, AS A SUSPECT WAS ARRESTED IN THE CASE. EYEWITNESS NEWS REPORTER ALEXANDRA LESLIE JOINS US LIVE WITH THE LATEST DETAILS … AND WHAT TO EXPECT IF YOU'VE BEEN AFFECTED. (AL) CAPITAL ONE SAYS THIS HAPPENED SOMETIME EARLIER THIS YEAR… WHILE THE BANK SAYS NO CREDIT CARD ACCOUNT NUMBERS OR LOG IN CREDENTIALS WERE COMPROMISED, OTHER THINGS WERE. THE BANK SAYS THE HACKER GOT PERSONAL INFORMATION, CREDIT SCORES AND BALANCES… PLUS THE SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS OF ABOUT 140,000 CUSTOMERS. CAPITAL ONE SAYS THIS AFFECTS THOSE WHO APPLIED FOR CREDIT CARDS BETWEEN 2005 AND EARLY 2019. CAPITAL ONE SAID IT FOUND OUT ABOUT THE VULNERABILITY IN ITS SYSTEM ON JULY 19 AND IMMEDIATELY SOUGHT HELP FROM LAW ENFORCEMENT. SINCE THEN… THE BANK SAYS IT FIXED THE VULNERABILITY EXPLOITED IN THE BREACH, AND ADDS WHILE IT'S UNLIKELY THE DATA WAS USED FOR FRAUD OR DISSEMINATED, IT'S STILL INVESTIGATING. CAPITAL ONE SAYS IT WILL NOTIFY YOU IF YOU'VE BEEN AFFECTED BY THE BREACH — AND PROVIDE FREE CREDIT MONITORING AND IDENTITY PROTECTION. (AL) MEANWHILE… THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT SAYS A FORMER TECH COMPANY SOFTWARE ENGINEER WAS

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