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Alleged Capital One hacker released from federal custody

Campbell Kwan reports: The alleged Capital One hacker, Paige Thompson, was released from federal custody on Tuesday as she awaits her trial. Thompson, who is allegedly responsible for the theft of 106 million records from Capital One, had previously requested for a release from federal custody back in August, but was initially denied due to the judge at the time...

NordVPN users’ passwords exposed in mass credential-stuffing attacks

Dan Goodin reports: As many as 2,000 users of NordVPN, the virtual private network service that recently disclosed a server hack that leaked crypto keys, have fallen victim to credential-stuffing attacks that allow unauthorized access to their accounts. In recent weeks, credentials for NordVPN users have circulated on Pastebin and other online forums. They contain...