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JPMorgan: Cyber-Attack Compromised Data for 76 Million Households

Bruce Carton | October 3, 2014

On August 28, I discussed a report that the FBI was investigating a possible "significant breach of corporate computer security" at JPMorgan and up to four other banks. JPMorgan confirmed at the time that it was taking "additional steps" to protect confidential information and working with law enforcement to determine the scope of the attack.

Yesterday, JPMorgan shed some more light on just how sweeping this breach appears to have been. The firm disclosed in a Form 8-K filing that the cyber attack against it had compromised contact information data for approximately 76 million households and 7 million small businesses. Such data included the user's name, address, phone number and email address.

JPMorgan also stated that thus far...

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