Hacker Gets Probation for Massive Capitol One Data Breach

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 that sentencing former Amazon systems engineer Paige Thompson to time in prison would’ve been “particularly difficult on her because of her mental health and transgender status,” the Department of Justice said in a statement.US Attorney Nick Brown said in a statement that he was “very disappointed” with the sentencing decision. “This is not what justice looks like,” he said. Thompson had faced up to 20 years in prison for wire fraud, …
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