Andrea Peterson reports that E-Trade is first notifying 31,000 customers of a breach it discovered in 2013. The breach was first disclosed in 2014, but at that time, E-Trade reportedly didn’t believe that customer information had been involved.
The hackers may have accessed customers’ e-mail names, as well as e-mail and physical addresses, according to a notification E-Trade sent to customers affected by the incident. But there is “no evidence that any sensitive customer account information, including passwords, Social Security numbers, or financial information was compromised,” the e-mail said. There were “no reports of financial fraud or loss resulting from this incident.”
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