Remember this cyberattack on JPMorgan Chase? According to the New York Times, the intrusion may have been thwarted if the bank had installed a security fix that provided two-factor authentication to an overlooked server. The attack apparently began with the simple theft of the login credentials of a JPMorgan employee, but the newspaper gives no further details as to how those credentials were stolen.
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Due to a cyberattack on JPMorgan Chase, the personal information of 76 million households has been stolen. According to the bank itself, names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses were compromised, but there is no evidence that account numbers, passwords, user IDs, dates of birth or Social Security numbers were compromised.
Even if your password was stolen, the damage done with that password will likely be limited to what anyone with access to only the bank’s services and information can do as long as Continue reading Personal Information from 76 Million Households Stolen