The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Hackers Steal Data From 76 Million Households

    In one of the largest data breaches ever, unknown attackers stole customer information from about 76 million households – a number equal to nearly two-thirds of U.S. households – before being discovered in July. According to megabank J.P. Morgan Chase, whose network was compromised, the reportedly Russia-based attackers stole names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses. The bank maintains that customer money is “safe,” and the hackers didn’t get account information, social security numbers, birth dates or other information that could facilitate identity theft.


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