Capital One announced a data breach yesterday, which is estimated to impact approximately 100 million individuals. Customer data, including credit scores, contact information and in some cases, social security numbers and bank accounts were compromised for their customers or people who applied for credit card products from Capital One. More information on the breach can be found here:
While undoubtedly scary, we have steps you can take to monitor your accounts when incidents of cyber attacks happen. Seth’s 2017 article about the Equifax security breach shares helpful steps you can take to protect your accounts when something like this happens.