The Jewish Chronicle - - WORLD NEWS -

THREE JEWISH men, two of them Is­raeli cit­i­zens, are among those charged on Tues­day with hack­ing the web­site of JPMor­gan Chase & Co in a “breath­tak­ing” theft of hun­dreds of mil­lions of dol­lars, com­pro­mis­ing in­for­ma­tion in 83 mil­lion cus­tomer ac­counts.

Gery Shalon, Joshua Sa­muel Aaron and Ziv Orenstein were in­dicted on 23 counts en­com­pass­ing the JPMor­gan hack along with nu­mer­ous al­leged crimes tar­get­ing 12 other com­pa­nies. “By any mea­sure, the data breaches at th­ese firms were breath­tak­ing in scope and in size,” US At­tor­ney Preet Bharara said.

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