Capital One hacker took data from more than 30 companies, new court docs reveal

Catalin Cimpanu reports:

Paige A. Thompson, the hacker accused of breaching US bank Capital One, is also believed to have stolen data from more than 30 other companies, US prosecutors said in new court documents filed today and obtained by ZDNet.

“The government’s investigation over the last two weeks has revealed that Thompson’s theft of Capital One’s data was only one part of her criminal conduct,” US officials said in a memorandum for extending Thompson’s detention period.

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