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Looking to hire 30,000, Amazon plans nationwide job fairs

Sep. 9, 2019 7:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is going on a hiring spree. The online shopping giant is holding job fairs across the country next week, aiming to hire more than 30,000 people by early next year, a 5% bump in its total workforce. Amazon is looking for all kinds of workers, from software engineers who can earn more...

Washington woman pleads not guilty in Capital One hack

Sep. 6, 2019 5:47 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A Washington software engineer who authorities say gained access to personal information from more than 100 million Capital One credit applications has pleaded not guilty to federal computer and wire fraud charges. The Seattle Times reported Thursday that 33-year-old Paige Thompson faces up...

Federal grand jury indicts woman in Capital One case

Aug. 29, 2019 5:55 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A former Amazon software engineer arrested last month on charges she hacked into Capital One bank and more than 30 different companies has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges she not only broke into the company's computer system, but also stole computing power for her own...

'Erratic' online handle apt for Capital One hack suspect

Aug. 1, 2019 3:11 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The 33-year-old former Amazon software engineer accused of hacking Capital One made little attempt to hide her attack. In fact, she effectively publicized it. It's one of many riddles swirling around Paige Thompson, who goes by the online handle "erratic." Well-known in Seattle's...

The Latest: Alleged Capital One hacker accused of threats

Aug. 1, 2019 2:25 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Latest on the alleged Capital One hacker (all times local): 11:20 p.m. Federal authorities say a former Amazon software engineer accused of a massive hack of Capital One data recently threatened to "shoot up" a California social media company. Paige Thompson was arrested Monday in...