Hacker in Massive Capitol One Data Breach Gets Probation

Steven Musil reports:

The hacker responsible for the massive 2019 data breach of Capital One has been sentenced to time served and five years of probation.

US District Judge Robert S. Lasnik said sentencing former Amazon systems engineer Paige Thompson to time in prison would have been “particularly difficult on her because of her mental health and transgender status,” the Department of Justice said in a statement.

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