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Trans Hacker Arrested After Stealing Personal Information of 100 Million+ Capital One Customers

Paige Thompson was arrested Monday for exposing the personal information of 100 million people.

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A former Amazon systems engineer has been arrested for accessing and publishing the personal information of more than a hundred million Capital One Bank customers.

Paige Thompson, 33, had her first appearance in court Monday in Seattle after being arrested by the FBI. The former Amazon engineer accessed the information of Capital One customers through Amazon Web Services. More than 80,000 credit card numbers were exposed, and more than 100,000 social security numbers were leaked in the hack.

Thompson identifies as a transgender woman.

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It doesn’t seem thus far that any money has been stolen as a result of the hack. Sources within the FBI describe Thompson as “wanting to get caught.”

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Thompson posted frequently about suicidal thoughts on a Twitter account FBI investigators used to investigate her criminal activities. In a Slack chat, Thompson suggested that she would eventually publish the information she stole from Capital One, potentially putting the hundreds of millions of bank customers at risk of identity theft.

Thompson was known under the name ‘erratic’ in several ‘white hat’ online hacker groups. It appears she accessed Capital One’s information through an exploit in their systems, as the company admitted that it was at fault, as opposed to Amazon’s web hosting services.

A previous employer described Thompson as a talented software engineer who could find internal vulnerabilities within companies’ digital security systems. Unfortunately, her talents appear to have been used for more devious purposes, judging from the data theft inflicted on Capital One.

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Facebook Censors Project Veritas Video, Keeping Coronavirus Hysteria in High Gear

Big Brother is ramping up due to coronavirus.

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Facebook is reportedly throwing a Project Veritas video off of their monolithic social media platform because the video contains information about coronavirus that is unapproved by the political and media establishment.

CNN reporter Oliver Darcy reported that Facebook would be removing the Veritas video from their platform because of nebulous and unspecified policy violations. Veritas founder James O’Keefe blamed Darcy for allegedly being a snitch and attempting to get his video removed from social media platforms.

O’Keefe also blasted New York Times reporter Andrew Jacobs for his moral preening in criticizing his coronavirus reporting.

The controversial video published by Veritas shows O’Keefe talking with boots on the ground at coronavirus testing sites. He talked to Army personnel and health care workers who claimed the pandemic is not as bad as the media and government officials are purporting it to be.

Certain transcripts from the Veritas video can be seen here:

James O’Keefe: “What about the situation itself. Is it as bad as–the media is saying? The whole pandemic?”
New York Army National Guardsman: “Oh no. It’s the flu!”
O’Keefe: “That’s all it is?”
Guardsman: “It’s the flu.”

O’Keefe: “Is it as bad as they’re saying, this pandemic? Everyone’s freaking out. Is it bad, is it overblown by the media, what is it like?”
Medical worker: “Is it what?”
O’Keefe: “Is the media accurately reporting or is it as bad as people are saying?”
Medical worker: “No.”
O’Keefe: “It’s not as bad as the—”
Medical worker: “It’s precautionary.”
O’Keefe: “The media is making it out bigger?”
Medical worker: “Yes.”

O’Keefe’s video has garnered controversy because it goes against the narrative of fear and hysteria that has been pushed by the fake news media, government bureaucrats and official expert class.

“The rollout of our findings does not endorse COVID-19 behavior one way or another, nor do we encourage others. Our goal is to inform the public and allow the public to make judgments on the issues,” O’Keefe said. “Emotionally driven, knee-jerk reactions journalists are the last thing the public should be subjected to in a time of crisis.”

“I realize this will probably upset some, but Project Veritas goes to the front lines to get unfiltered, raw information, to the public. We’re not here to project a narrative or even to draw a conclusion—we don’t even know who the villains are, if any,” O’Keefe added.

Despite Facebook’s reported censorship of the Veritas video, there are no plans for Twitter and YouTube to remove the content from their platforms at the present time.

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