Capital One fined $80 million over 2019 data breach

  • August 9, 2020
Capital One is facing a penalty for its giant 2019 data breach, although it might not be as serious as you’d expect. The Wall Street Journal (via The Verge) reports that the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has fined Capital One $80 million…

Twitter pins its July 15th breach on a phone spear phishing attack

  • July 31, 2020
Two weeks after a massive breach saw hackers take over some of the most prominent accounts on Twitter — including Barack Obama, Elon Musk, Joe Biden and Bill Gates — the company has published more details about how it happened. While a number of peop…