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One hack, 106 million people: Capital One ensnared by breach

 


SEATTLE (AP) — A hacker accessed the personal information of 106 million Capital One credit card holders or credit card applicants in the U.S. and Canada, in the latest massive data breach at a large company.

Capital One Financial Corp., one of the nation's largest issuers of credit cards, said among the information obtained by the hacker was 140,000 Social Security numbers and 80,000 bank account numbers. It said no credit card account numbers or log-in credentials were compromised.

The breach is among the largest of a major U.S. financial institution on record. The bank said the bulk of...



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