Woman Arrested For Involvement In Capital One Data Breach
It is not often that you hear someone is arrested after a massive data breach, but one person has been arrested for their role in the latest Captial One data breach.
According to the USA Today, a woman from Seattle was arrested by police.
A former Amazon Web Services systems engineer, Paige Thompson, was charged with computer fraud and abuse in a criminal case.
The FBI said that Capital One received an email tip that some of the acquired data was being stored on Github and that Github account, was Thompson's resume.
The FBI also found a Tweet from Thompson bragging about the hack.
Millions of people are believed to be affected by the hack.
Thompson is facing up to 5 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.