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As history may show, 2014 could go down as “The Year of the Cyberattack.”
Here’s a list of some of the biggest hacks that happened in 2014.
JPMorgan Chase & Company
From June until August, hackers used sophisticated data breaching tools to extract sensitive data from deep within Chase Bank’s infrastructure. JPMorgan Chase & Co., is the largest U.S. bank and this data breach affected 76 million households and some 7 million small businesses.
Although Apple denied that their servers were breached, there was no denying the hundreds of nude photos of—some of Hollywood’s biggest stars—that continued to materialize on the image sharing site 4chan. Apple intimated that the problem was due to the re-use of passwords across multiple devices.