The former Amazon Web Services employee thought to be behind the data breach of Capital One bank earlier this year appears to have also used the infiltrated cloud servers to surreptitiously mine cryptocurrency.
Paige Thompson, 33, a former software engineer in Seattle, was indicted yesterday on “two counts related to her unauthorized intrusion into stored data of more than 30 different companies” -- including
The Department of Justice said today that a federal grand jury has indicted software engineer Paige Thompson on two counts related to the Capital One data breach that affected more than 100 million customers.
Former Amazon employee Paige Thompson has been accused of not only hacking Capital One, but another 30 companies and in some cases using their servers to mine cryptocurrency. An indictment unsealed on
FILE PHOTO - People walk past a Capital One banking center in New York's financial district January 17, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (Reuters) - A federal grand jury has indicted the suspected hacker
(Reuters) - A federal grand jury has indicted the suspected hacker who obtained personal information of over 100 million people in the Capital One Financial Corp data breach on charges of wire fraud and
Mistakes made by customers can often lead to the finger being pointed at cloud providers Poor security practices, complicated controls and rushed technology programs are causing a rash of data breaches