Capital One says information of over 100 million individuals in US, Canada ...

07 July, 2019 7:06 pm 7:06 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Capital One Financial Corp (COF.N) said that personal information including names and addresses of about 100 million individuals in the United States and 6 million people in Canada were obtained by a hacker who has been arrested. The suspect, a 33-year-old former Seattle technology company software engineer identified as Paige Thompson, made … Read More

US CMS says 75,000 individuals’ files accessed in data breach

10 October, 2018 11:28 am 11:28 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) said it was responding to a data breach that exposed the files of about 75,000 individuals. The agency said it detected anomalous activity in the Federally Facilitated Exchange’s (FFE) Direct Enrollment pathway for agents and brokers. The number of files accessed in … Read More