Equifax pays at least $ 575 million for a settlement due to one of the biggest data breaches ever.
Capital One said that over 10,000 people were compromised on Monday in a massive data theft that led to the capture of a woman from Seattle. Personal data, including social security and bank account numbers, were compromised.
Paige A. Thompson is accused of stealing data from credit card applications from Capital One, which is likely to be one of the biggest data breaches ever.
The FBI arrested Thompson on Monday for stealing between March 12 and July 17. Show court records. Among the data allegedly collected by a cloud-based corporate server were social security and bank account numbers.
Capital One said in a press release that "100 million people in the US and about 6 million in Canada" are affected.
Last week, Equifax reached an agreement with the Federal Trade Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and 50 states on the 2017 violation, affecting approximately 147 million Americans.
The deal will see Equifax pay at least $ 575 million, including $ 300 million for free credit monitoring services, $ 175 million for states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, and $ 100 million in penalties US dollars to the CFPB.
And on Monday, the Los Angeles Police Department reported a data breach that revealed the personal information of thousands of officials and claimants.
This story is evolving and being updated.
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