What to do if you're a victim of the Capital One hack
A major hack at Capital One (COF) has exposed the information of roughly 106 million consumers in the U.S. and Canada. Data from the breach includes everything from 140,000 Social Security numbers, addresses, birthdays, and more. … There's good news and bad news about this hack, as professor of computer science and engineering at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering Justin Cappos explains it. The good news is that credit card numbers themselves weren't stolen.