Chase data breach leaves customers vulnerable to phishing attacks

Monday 6 October 2014 11:29 CET | News

US-based financial services company J.P. Morgan Chase has revealed that more than 76 million bank accounts were compromised in a data breach.

Following this, the Better Business Bureau has issued a warning after the massive data breach at J.P. Morgan Chase. The statement tells consumers to expect a wave of phishing attacks from scam artists attempting to capitalize on the incident.

The bank says that no account numbers, passwords, or social security numbers were stolen. However, the bureau warns that scammers will use the announcement to scare consumers into providing that sensitive information.

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Keywords: Chase, data breach, phishing attacks, scam artists, online security, digital identity
Categories: Fraud & Financial Crime
Countries: World
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Fraud & Financial Crime