Some items on our site have recently moved. Visit our News Hub for selected articles, special reports, podcasts and other resources.
The Capital One hacker’s complicated backstory; and the risks of anticompetitive trash-talk
24 June 2022 00:00
The data breach that affected US bank-holding company Capital One was one of the largest in US history. Now, the woman behind that breach, Paige Thompson, has been found guilty of wire fraud and hacking by a court in Seattle, and is awaiting sentencing. But Thompson’s trial revealed a complicated backstory that veered from the usual hacker-for-profit narrative. Also on today’s podcast: Is trash-talk directed at your competitors an antitrust issue? A probe by the European Commission into disparaging remarks made by a pharmaceutical company appears set to answer that question.
17 June 2022 22:01 by Amy MillerAccused Capital One hacker Paige Thompson has been described as many things during her two-week US trial in Seattle
21 June 2022 10:54 by Nicholas HirstWith its new probe against Vifor Pharma, the EU's antitrust enforcer is heading into new territory