J.P. Morgan Breach Affected More Households Than Home Depot, Target

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J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. said Thursday that contact information for about 76 million households and 7 million small businesses was hacked in a cyber-attack over the summer. The bank said customers' names, emails, addresses and phone numbers were accessed, but that no account information was compromised. The news comes after Home Depot revealed that cybercriminals hacked its systems between April and September of this year, affecting 56 million customer payment cards in the U.S. and Canada. Retail giant Target Inc. reported last year that it was hacked and data for 40 million debit and credit cards was stolen.

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