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Capital One Reports Data Breach Affecting 100 Million Customers

Capital One reported a massive data breach affecting 100 million people in the US that exposed the names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses used on their credit card applications. A 33-year-old Seattle woman named Paige Thompson allegedly exploited a vulnerability in Capital One’s online databases to steal the credit card application documents, according to the criminal complaint filed by the FBI.  Approximately 140,000 credit card customers in the US had their Social Security numbers stolen in the breach. Another 80,000 customers had their bank account numbers exposed. ...Read more

Federal Government Resuming Executions Of Death Row Inmates After Two-Decades

capital punishment.” data-reactid=”17″ type=”text”>Attorney General Bill Barr announced Thursday that the federal government will be resuming capital punishment. In the announcement, the U.S. Department of Justice said the decision was made related to “five death-row inmates convicted of murdering, and in some cases torturing and raping, the most vulnerable in our society — children and the elderly.” ...Read more