© Neil Daswani and Moudy Elbayadi 2021
N. Daswani, M. ElbayadiBig Breacheshttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-6655-7_8

8. The Target and JPMorgan Chase Breaches of 2013 and 2014

Neil Daswani1   and Moudy Elbayadi2
(1)
Pleasanton, CA, USA
(2)
Carlsbad, CA, USA
 

In this chapter, we cover the 2013 Target breach when hackers exfiltrated over 40 million credit card numbers and the JPMorgan Chase (JPMC) breach of 2014 when attackers stole the names and email addresses of over 70 million customers. We cover these two mega-breaches together because, in part, both were caused by third-party compromises. Organizations work with many third parties, including developers (as Cambridge Analytica was to Facebook), acquisitions (Marriott acquiring Starwood Hotels), and ...

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