Cyber attack stops access to JPMorgan Chase site

The site consumer banking at JPMorgan Chase & Co. is not available for some users Tuesday that the company has tried to deal with a denial of servi...


Cyber attack stops access to JPMorgan Chase site
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consumer banking at JPMorgan Chase & Co. is not available for some users Tuesday that the company has tried to deal with a denial of service cyber delayed access for some customers.

The latest trouble if Chase.com intelligence officials said for the first time Tuesday that cyber attacks and cyber espionage terrorism surpassed as the top security threat to the United States States.

JPMorgan and other large U.S. banks, including Bank of America Corp. and Citigroup, have recently warned their investors that their sites are attacked and that the attacks would continue.

JPMorgan spokesman Michael Fusco said the company continued to work on Tuesday to restore normal service. He declined to say how long the site was down Chase.com during the day.

Attempts by Reuters journalists access to the site worked mobile applications, but efforts to a personal computer via lifted a message that the site was down.

Evaluation of cyber-attacks came in an annual “global threat” briefing and was reinforced by the testimony of James Clapper, director of national intelligence, the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee.

Cyber ​​attacks on

companies, especially U.S. banks are getting worse, the army of General Keith Alexander, head of the U.S. Army Cyber ​​Command, told a separate hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee.

From September, a militant group called the pirate Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Fighters Cyber ​​said he big banks cyber attacks denial of service. Attacks can disrupt service to flood sites with high traffic.

December, customers of Wells Fargo & Co. had trouble using the website of the bank at least four days.

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