Millions of Capital One customers impacted by latest data breach


The personal information of Capital One customers has been comprised in one of the biggest data breaches so far.

Officials with Capital One say a hacker accessed information from about 100 million American customers and 6 million Canadian customers.

BNN Bloomburg reports the compromised data could include credit card applications and social insurance numbers.

Anyone who is impacted by the breach should hear form Capital One soon.

In the meantime, a 33 year old Seattle woman has been arrested as part of an investigation into the breach.

Investigators believe she hacked into a server with the data between March 12th and July 17th.