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Seattle woman detained for Capital One data breach

Authorities managed to detain an individual suspected of being behind the Capital One hack, which news reports reveal as a woman who used to work for Amazon Web Services.

According to the US Justice Department, the arrested woman is 33-year-old Paige Thompson from Seattle. Upon her arrest two days ago, the former technology software engineer was charged with IT fraud and computer abuse for allegedly breaking into Capital One systems and stealing data.

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