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JP Morgan Chase exposes largest ever data hack affecting 76 million households

Cyber Security
JP Morgan Chase, one of the largest banks in the US, said on Thursday that a massive computer hack affected the accounts of 76 million households and about seven million small businesses, making it one of the largest of its kind ever discovered. Reports the Guardian The attack was under way for a month before it was discovered in July, and when it was disclosed in August, the bank estimated that about one million accounts had been compromised. But the latest information revealed on Thursday showed the attack was vastly more serious than earlier thought. The bank said financial information was not compromised and that there had been no breach of login information such as account or social security numbers, passwords or dates of birth. However names, email addresses, phone numbers and addr...

Adobe warns 2.9 million customers of data breach after cyber-attack

Cyber Security
The computer software company Adobe has been hacked, potentially compromising the data of 2.9 million customers, the company revealed on Thursday. Adobe said "sophisticated attacks" had been carried out "very recently". "Our investigation currently indicates that the attackers accessed Adobe customer IDs and encrypted passwords on our systems," said Brad Arkin, chief security officer at Adobe. "We also believe the attackers removed from our systems certain information relating to 2.9 million Adobe customers, including customer names, encrypted credit or debit card numbers, expiration dates, and other information relating to customer orders." Arkin said he did not believe the attackers had removed decrypted credit or debit card numbers from its systems. "We deeply regret that this in...