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  • Hacker steals data of 106 million people from Capital One

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    Home Forums Code Red – Security/Privacy advisories Hacker steals data of 106 million people from Capital One

    This topic contains 6 replies, has 5 voices, and was last updated by  Geo 2 months, 3 weeks ago.

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    • #1896635 Reply

      “What’s in your wallet?”

      ….besides Capital One’s hand, just about everyone, it seems.

      I got so sick of this that I pay cash or check, money order, PayPal (yeah, I know) and shredded my credit cards after the Equifax hack. Which, incidentally, I am still suffering the effects from…(“No, I am NOT John Jeykyl Jenksinheimer Smith, and that is NOT my rap sheet…!”)

      That’s it, I’m going to do the Walden thing once I learn how to play the flute.

      https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/07/feds-former-cloud-worker-hacks-into-capital-one-and-takes-data-for-106-million-people/

      [Moderator edit] changed title to more accurately reflect article.

      Win7 Pro SP1 64-bit, Dell Latitude E6330, Intel CORE i5 "Ivy Bridge", Group "Wait for the all-clear", Multiple Air-Gapped backup drives in different locations, "Don't check for updates-Full Manual Mode."
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      "...All the people, all the time..." (Peter Ustinov ad-lib from "Logan's Run")

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    • #1896664 Reply

      Fred
      AskWoody Plus

      @ Ninbled….  thanks for sharing.

      That’s it, I’m going to do the Walden thing once I learn how to play the flute.

      https:// …. ……

      [Moderator edit] changed title to more accurately reflect article.

      YOU wrote a link, that was edited away: can you please give YOUR original text?

      Thank you very much & regards.

       

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    • #1896738 Reply

      Berton
      AskWoody_MVP

      Fred, I see the full link and it worked.

      Before you wonder "Am I doing things right," ask "Am I doing the right things?"
    • #1896884 Reply

      Mr. Natural
      AskWoody Plus

      You may be surprised when you see pictures of the girl responsible. I’ll leave it at that.

      Red Ruffnsore reporting from the front lines.

      • #1897790 Reply

        Yup…this is not a well person judging from the pictures.  Frequent IT scenario:  Overworked, then canned due to poor performance, then the crackup. Details will follow in the news, I guess. I have as much compassion for her as I do for anyone bit by this breach. Latest accounts have her breaking down during arraignment.

        Win7 Pro SP1 64-bit, Dell Latitude E6330, Intel CORE i5 "Ivy Bridge", Group "Wait for the all-clear", Multiple Air-Gapped backup drives in different locations, "Don't check for updates-Full Manual Mode."
        --
        "...All the people, all the time..." (Peter Ustinov ad-lib from "Logan's Run")

    • #1897780 Reply

      Moderator: Thanks…I tend to post late at night, not a good practice for accuracy when exhaustion is an added feature. Mea Culpa.

      Win7 Pro SP1 64-bit, Dell Latitude E6330, Intel CORE i5 "Ivy Bridge", Group "Wait for the all-clear", Multiple Air-Gapped backup drives in different locations, "Don't check for updates-Full Manual Mode."
      --
      "...All the people, all the time..." (Peter Ustinov ad-lib from "Logan's Run")

    • #1899494 Reply

      Geo
      AskWoody Plus

      “What’s in your wallet?” ….besides Capital One’s hand, just about everyone, it seems.

      Capital One data breach: Could Seattle woman accused have more data?

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