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JPMorgan warns 465, 000 card users on data loss after hacker attack
From: InfoSec News <alerts () infosecnews org>
Date: Fri, 6 Dec 2013 06:09:22 +0000 (UTC)

http://www.nbcnews.com/business/jpmorgan-warns-465-000-card-users-data-loss-after-hacker-2D11701157

By David Henry and Jim Finkle
Reuters
December 5, 2013

JPMorgan Chase & Co. is warning some 465,000 holders of prepaid cash cards issued by the bank that their personal information may have been accessed by hackers who attacked its network in July.

The cards were issued for corporations to pay employees and for government agencies to issue tax refunds, unemployment compensation and other benefits.

JPMorgan said Wednesday it had detected that the web servers used by its site www.ucard.chase.com had been breached in the middle of September. It then fixed the issue and reported it to law enforcement.

Bank spokesman Michael Fusco said that since the breach was discovered, the bank has been trying to find out exactly which accounts were involved and what information may have been compromised. He declined to discuss how the attackers breached the bank's network.

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