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JPMorgan Admits Massive Data Breach - 76 Million Households, 7 Million Businesses Compromised

JPMorgan Chase has issued a statement confirming that a cyber-attack against the bank's Chase.com and JPMorganOnline.com websites on October 2nd breaches customer data:

  • *JPMORGAN: COMPROMISED DATA IMPACTS ABOUT 76M HOUSEHOLDS, 7M SMALL BUSINESSES
  • *JPMORGAN HASN'T SEEN UNUSUAL CUSTOMER FRAUD RELATED TO INCIDENT

The bank noted it is cooperating with government agencies on their investigations.

 

Full JPMorgan Statement:

On October 2, 2014, JPMorgan Chase & Co. (“JPMorgan Chase” or the “Firm”) updated information for its customers, on its Chase.com and JPMorganOnline websites and on the Chase and J.P. Morgan mobile applications, about the previously disclosed cyberattack against the Firm. The Firm disclosed that:

  • User contact information – name, address, phone number and email address – and internal JPMorgan Chase information relating to such users have been compromised. 
  • The compromised data impacts approximately 76 million households and 7 million small businesses. 
  • However, there is no evidence that account information for such affected customers – account numbers, passwords, user IDs, dates of birth or Social Security numbers – was compromised during this attack. 
  • As of such date, the Firm continues not to have seen any unusual customer fraud related to this incident. 
  • JPMorgan Chase customers are not liable for unauthorized transactions on their account that they promptly alert the Firm to. 

The Firm continues to vigilantly monitor the situation and is continuing to investigate the matter. In addition, the Firm is fully cooperating with government agencies in connection with their investigations.

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76 million households and 7 million businesses sure sounds a whole lot like... everyone!