[ISN] JP Morgan denies that system blueprints were stolen in June cyber attack

http://www.computing.co.uk/ctg/news/2369726/jp-morgan-denies-that-system-blueprints-were-stolen-in-june-cyber-attack By Graeme Burton Computing.co.uk 16 Sep 2014 More details have emerged about the attack on banking giant JP Morgan, which saw sensitive banking systems hacked and details about clients and deals apparently transmitted to systems in Russia. The breach occurred in June, but has only recently been disclosed. According to the latest disclosures, the hackers were able to access information about one million customer accounts and also obtained a list of the software applications installed on the bank’s computers. More than 90 of the bank’s servers were affected, and the attackers gained high-level administrative privileges in the systems that they cracked. JP Morgan also claims that its charity website, JP Morgan Corporate Challenge, was attacked with hackers getting login credentials and passwords. However, the bank says that it doesn’t know whether the two attacks are related. Dr Mike Lloyd, chief technology officer at security analytics company RedSeal Networks, suggested that the information accessed by the attackers indicated that they will almost be certainly back again. […]




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