Capital One Financial Corp faces potential class-action lawsuit over cyber breach

A lawsuit, seeking class-action status, has been filed in a federal court in Washington, D.C. Following a cyber breach at Capital One Financial Corp, the bank stated it is now facing a potential class-action lawsuit. A lawsuit, filed by Kevin Zosiak, is seeking class-action status was filed in the federal court in Washington, D.C. Zosiak,…

Paige Thompson, Capital One hacker compromised privacy of over 100 million U.S. citizens

It would appear that Paige Thompson wanted to get caught: she posted extract of the data that she hacked on GitHub, a publicly available coding platform. In a significant development, Capital One Financial Corp disclosed that a hacker, who has been arrested, had managed to obtain the personal information, including names and addresses, of around…

Hackers gained access to Australian National University sensitive database

Australian National University is Melbourne’s top university and its graduates hold senior positions in the government. Hackers were able to gain access to bank account numbers as well as passport details. On Tuesday, one of Australia’s top-ranked university the Australian National University (ANU) stated hackers had breached its cyber defenses in late 2018 and had…