General

In our increasingly connected world, hackers are always watching and not even our biggest financial institutions are entirely safe. As Nicole Perlroth at the New York Times reports:

A number of United States banks, including JPMorgan Chase and at least four others, were struck by hackers in a series of coordinated attacks this month, according to four people briefed on a continuing investigation into the crimes.

The hackers infiltrated the networks of the banks, siphoning off gigabytes of data, including checking and savings account information, in what security experts described as a sophisticated cyberattack.