Fidelity hack points to JPMorgan link

Kara Scannell and Tom Braithwaite report:

Fidelity Investments, one of the largest US mutual fund companies, was one of 13 financial institutions attacked by hackers, who are believed to be the same group that stole customer information from JPMorgan Chase, according to two people familiar with the matter.

The breadth and sophistication of the attack has concerned US officials. Fidelity is home to thousands of American retirees’ accounts, although, unlike in the JPMorgan incident, there is no indication that customer data were stolen.

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