Turns Out It Wasn’t Just
Federal prosecutors say a woman charged in a massive data breach at Capital One may have hacked more than 30 other organizations.
Paige Thompson, of Seattle, was arrested last month after the FBI said she obtained personal information from more than 100 million Capital One COF, +0.41% credit applications. There is no evidence the data was sold or distributed to others.
In a memorandum filed ahead of a detention hearing, rescheduled from Thursday to Aug. 22, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Seattle said servers found in Thompson’s bedroom contained data stolen from more than 30 unnamed companies, educational institutions and other entities.