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Comment: US jury deliberates on fate of accused Capital One hacker

By Amy Miller
  • 17 Jun 2022 23:01
  • 17 Jun 2022 23:01
Accused Capital One hacker Paige Thompson has been described as many things during her two-week US trial in Seattle: cryptojacker, white-hat hacker, troubled, braggart.

But the former Amazon Web Services employee who went by the handle “erratic” never testified about why she downloaded massive amounts data from about 30 companies from March

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Amy Miller

Senior Correspondent

Amy is responsible for the coverage of an array of regulatory and litigation issues pertaining to the Internet, including privacy, data security and antitrust. Formerly a legal reporter for the ALM media group, Miller has closely followed legal trends in Silicon Valley and covered corporate legal departments for online and print publications including The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, and The Recorder. Miller is a graduate of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and is an award-winning journalist with expertise ranging from education and legal reporting to computer-assisted reporting.

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