July 31, 2019 | by: Brian Symonds

Capital One Data Breach Affects 6 Million Canadians

If you happen to have a Capital One Credit Card, and you haven’t heard yet…they had a data breach that has affected approximately 6 MILLION Canadians, and 100 million people in the US. The compromised personal information included names, addresses, phone numbers, postal codes, email addresses, birthdates and self-reported income. In Canada, where it provides Mastercard credit cards for Costco Wholesale’s Canadian retail network, Capital One said approximately one million social insurance numbers (SIN) were also compromised. Here is a link to an article from Global Television with more information. 

Capital One data breach hits about 6 million people in Canada, 100 million in U.S.