While some experts say JPMorgan Chase may have been targeted by some sort of cyber-attack, others warn that jumping to conclusions about a possible breach and the actors behind the alleged attack could cause significant harm to the industry.
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News reports of a suspected attack against JPMorgan Chase, and perhaps other banks, serve as an important reminder for financial institutions to ramp-up their security efforts, especially to guard against phishing attacks.