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(Reuters) – Capital One Financial Corp’s shares fell as much as 5.8% on Tuesday, as investors worried about the management of the information of the customer and the credit-card issuer, said information for the 106 million people, had been compromised.
“We were a little surprised to learn that a single individual can enter into the Capital of One of the defense of, and access to so many accounts,” analyst Dominick Gabriele Oppenheimer & Co. said in a note on Monday in the Capital and A recognition that in the fight.
The attorneys general of New York and Connecticut, said in separate statements on Tuesday that their offices would begin with the detection of the case.
The Capital city of the details of Amazon.com Inc., which said its cloud unit, were not damaged by the former employee, who was charged with computer fraud, the federal prosecutor in Seattle.
“The perpetrator has access to a misconfiguration of the application, and do not address the underlying cloud-based infrastructure,” said a spokesman for Amazon.
- Capital One has been sued over a breach of the security of the proposed class-action
Amazon shares fell 0.6 percent on Tuesday morning.
The suspect, a 33-year-old software engineer and former Amazon Web Services (AWS) employee, identified as Paige Thompson made her first appearance in the U. s. District Court in Seattle on Monday, the U.s. Attorney’s office said.
In a written statement, Capital One Chief Executive Richard Fairbank said on Monday, “I offer my sincere apologies to understand of this incident, it must be so patient, and I am committed to making it right.”
Reporting by David Henry and Jonathan Stempel in New York and Supantha Mukherjee in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur and Nick Zieminski