Another Huge Information Hack

Just last week, banking giant JP Morgan Chase announced that they were the latest large consumer-based business to be hit by hackers. With approximately 76 million households and 7 million businesses affected by this breach, the need for information security is at an all-time high.

If ever there was a need to change your passwords, the time is now. (See our blog about secure passwords.) This last hack didn’t include “sensitive” personal information, but rather names, addresses and email addresses. However, plenty of nefarious actions can be pursued with this information. Experts warn Chase customers and website visitors to be on the lookout for emails from trusted “businesses” asking for more information about credit cards, account numbers, and the like.

For a more in-depth look, check out this article.

 


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