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Hackers continue to rock the financial world as seen in Capital One 100 million record breach fallout and a biometric exposure exposing almost 28 million records and a million fingerprints.

San Diego, Calif.-based Identity Theft Resource Center reported the Capital One breach added the yearly totals for Banking/Credit/Financial category now at 56 breaches, affecting 100,382,256 records or 69.2% of the 2019 total records. Total for all categories (counting only reported records) through July 2019: 907 breaches, 145,113,911 records

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Roy Urrico

Roy W. Urrico specializes in articles about financial technology and services for Credit Union Times, as well as ghostwriting, copywriting, and case studies. Also: writer/editor of a semi-annual newsletter for Association for Financial Technology since 1997 and history projects funded by the U.S Interior Department, National Park Service and Warren County (N.Y.).

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