This summer, we learned that one of our country's largest financial institutions, JPMorgan Chase, was the victim of the biggest cyberattack in banking history. More than 80 million accounts were compromised - including checking and savings account information.
But it was worse: As many as four other financial corporations were targeted, including the payroll firm ADP, E-Trade and Citigroup. If any of these companies have any of your personal information, click here to learn the four steps you need to take right now.
Then even more ripples from this massive hack came to light. Because so much sensitive data was hijacked, JPMorgan Chase began warning of "spear phishing" attacks using the stolen data. It's not over yet: You're still at risk. Protect yourself from spear phishing.
That's it, though, right? It can't get any worse, could it? Sadly, it could, and it did. We've just now learned that this cyberattack went on much longer than anybody knew: two months at least.