Biggest-ever U.S. data breach hits 100 million people with bank accounts
U.S. banks and other financial institutions have suffered their largest ever data breach. U.S. officials confirmed the hack on Tuesday while bringing charges against four men for the theft of customer data of more than 100 million people. J.P. Morgan is among the banks that were hit, the company confirmed to Bloomberg. Hackers gained access to customer information of nine companies, according to an indictment from Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney in Manhattan, including two newspapers.