Massive Data Breach of Capital One

Wow.

The firm said in a statement released on Monday that the breach affected approximately 100 million individuals in the US and 6 million people in Canada.

The statement added that about 140,000 social security numbers and 80,000 linked bank account numbers were compromised in the US.

In Canada, about one million social insurance numbers belonging to Capital One credit card customers were also compromised.

One Response to Massive Data Breach of Capital One

  1. Jason says:

    I said this back ten years or more ago…  with the frequency of breaches its quite likely that everyone will have free credit monitoring all the time.

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