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Bank of America website exposes customer accounts, data
Jalopnik ^ | 2/12/2011 | Ray Wert

Posted on 02/13/2011 10:18:07 AM PST by FromLori

Bank of America's account websites are experiencing an unprecedented online security breach and the bank hasn't fully rectified the problem. That's right, your online financial data and full account access may be in the hands of someone else.

I know this has nothing to do with cars, but I thought it was important enough to write up anyway because I'm sure many Jalopnik readers have money with Bank of America.

(Excerpt) Read more at jalopnik.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: accounts; boa; security
Supposedly it is fixed now but if you have an account someone else may now have your information.
1 posted on 02/13/2011 10:18:12 AM PST by FromLori
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To: FromLori

Once BarryCare kicks in, they’ll have your medical records too! I love this country!!!


2 posted on 02/13/2011 10:23:29 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Why can't the Mexican government provide "a better life" for the illegal aliens? It's their job!)
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To: FromLori

Perhaps the breach was from the inside. Most banks today have outsourced their software development to India and the far east.

Americans have learned nothing about sovereignty over the past 50 years.


3 posted on 02/13/2011 10:30:33 AM PST by devattel
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To: AuntB; Liz

If I remember correctly, Bank of America deliberately made loans to illegal aliens, then was one of the first banks to get bailed out by the government. I’m glad I don’t do business with them.


4 posted on 02/13/2011 10:31:58 AM PST by Clintonfatigued (Illegal aliens commit crimes that Americans won't commit)
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To: FromLori

My relatives had bogus charges on their BoA account last month. People better be checking closely their statements.


5 posted on 02/13/2011 10:32:06 AM PST by Cedar
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To: Cedar
My relatives had bogus charges on their BoA account last month. People better be checking closely their statements.

I had several hundred dollars of bogus charges to a credit card three days after using it online at the real HP computer site. The LE has traced the charges back to the HP location area. So, yeah, you can't trust anyone with your information. Check your statements and bills for everything now days.

6 posted on 02/13/2011 10:40:10 AM PST by bgill (Kenyan Parliament - how could a man born in Kenya who is not even a native American become the POTUS)
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To: Cedar

They (BoA) had charges on my “no additional charges” account.
I went in a spoke to a very nice young lady, and in
a few clicks and entries the charges where gone.

If I hadn’t, the charges would go on for ever. AOL did the
same thing to me several years ago. They finally credited
my account too, but only after I alerted them... sick of that crap.


7 posted on 02/13/2011 10:40:10 AM PST by ThreePuttinDude (o)(o)
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To: Cedar

Good advice I always check all my statements. BOA is a scummy bank anyway Jamie Dimon is a huge obama supporter goes way back to Chicago, they are the one’s making lots of money off of food stamps lol kind of goes hand in hand and they are among the big global banks doing Sharia banking. Oh and they wrongfully foreclosed on our service members to boot.


8 posted on 02/13/2011 10:48:18 AM PST by FromLori (FromLori">)
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To: FromLori

Bank of America just informed me that they are assessing an annual fee to my credit card. The reason they gave was poor credit. This is totally ridiculous as I owe nothing. Nothing.

I pay my credit card off every month. I think that’s what they’re annoyed at ... they don’t get any interest from me.

I don’t mind paying the fee ... it’s small and worth it for the convenience of the card, but why are they lying about the reason?


9 posted on 02/13/2011 10:50:04 AM PST by altura
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To: altura

There was an article posted at FreeRepublic a few days ago that dealt with announcements of impending fees and fee increases fro bank customers, thank you dhimmicrats. I’ll see if I can find it.

According tot he article it looks like most banks are affected, most credit unions won’t be playing, and credit card accounts will be hit as well.


10 posted on 02/13/2011 10:56:19 AM PST by rockrr ("I said that I was scared of you!" - pokie the pretend cowboy)
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To: altura; Clintonfatigued; FromLori
Cancel that card ASAP. There are plenty of CC’s out there with no annual fee.

BOA = filthy whores.

I had my mortgage with CountryWide who got bought out by BOA...from bad to worse. I had no choice in the matter.

I truly HATE BOA. I'd rather bank with “Uncle Paulie” or Pablo Escobar (yes, I know he's dead).

11 posted on 02/13/2011 10:57:38 AM PST by GOPsterinMA (RomneyCare is Mitt`s Chappaquiddick)
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To: altura
Bank of America just informed me that they are assessing an annual fee to my credit card.

They tried that with me. I said, "What a pity, I have been a cardholder so long. Where would you like me to send the peices after I run the card through the shredder?"

No annual fee.

You aren't their slave. You have options.

12 posted on 02/13/2011 10:58:34 AM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: GOPsterinMA

We got stuck with BOA when they bought out our mortgage from BT&T while ago. I have a credit card with BOA also but will get rid of it this year.


13 posted on 02/13/2011 11:08:17 AM PST by jrcats (Sarah Palin's Alaska beats Obama's D.C. Disaster!)
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To: jrcats

Good for you!!! I trashed my BOA CC a while back.

Sucks getting “bought” by them doesn’t it?


14 posted on 02/13/2011 11:11:38 AM PST by GOPsterinMA (RomneyCare is Mitt`s Chappaquiddick)
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To: FromLori

BOA is scummy as is Jamie Dimon. Jamie doesn’t have anything to do with BOA. He’s been at JPMorganChase for quite a while.


15 posted on 02/13/2011 11:18:15 AM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: GOPsterinMA

Jamie Demon runs BOA he is obama’s favorite banker I agree GOPster filthy ho’s. I cancelled my cc with them a while back even though I used it because it paid cash back I couldn’t stand them.

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon Donates Serious Cash to Democrats

http://www.opensecrets.org/news/2009/07/jpmorgan-ceo-jamie-dimon-donat.html

President Obama’s Favorite Banker

http://www.economicpolicyjournal.com/2009/07/president-obamas-favorite-banker.html

Profits for President Obama’s ‘Favorite Banker’ Jump 47%

http://www.economicpolicyjournal.com/2011/01/profits-for-president-obamas-favorite.html


16 posted on 02/13/2011 11:25:17 AM PST by FromLori (FromLori">)
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To: bgill

What the hell is LE, the language in this country is english!


17 posted on 02/13/2011 11:32:10 AM PST by dalereed
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To: altura

Actually in the world of credit, if you owe nothing then you have poor credit. It is ridiculous I know but their reasoning is that if you don’t use credit, you therefore have no credit rating.

This is nothing new. In the 1970’s I wanted to apply for a small mortgage to buy a condominium. I had no credit cards, paid my bills on time, and had plenty of monthly income to support loan payments on a mortgage. I was told that I didn’t qualify because I had a poor credit rating because I had no credit card or loan balances. I was told that in order to qualify for a mortgage I would have to first go out and apply for credit cards and use those that were approved, and not pay them off every month, instead making the minimum payments on the cards. I was told that after two years of this I would have established sufficient credit background to qualify for a mortgage. I did this and then was approved for a small mortgage.

Now for a number of years mortgage lenders more or less threw out credit guidelines and made mortgage loans to many who did not qualify, which has resulted in the housing crisis. Because of this many lenders are now going back to the tried and true lending practices to avoid future losses.


18 posted on 02/13/2011 11:46:45 AM PST by Flamenco Lady
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To: FromLori
It boils down to out in the open, brazen, in your face corruption on a scale “organized crime” could only dream of.

Al Capone looks like a candidate for sainthood compared to this bunch.

Can RICO be applied to community organizers?

19 posted on 02/13/2011 11:50:32 AM PST by GOPsterinMA (RomneyCare is Mitt`s Chappaquiddick)
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To: driftdiver

Thanks still can’t stand him he’s another scummy one and not only for his donations to obama there’s a laundry list of reasons including the donations to Acorn, Sharia financing, foreclosing of service members involvement with Madoff to name a few. He is an arrogant pig. Thinks it’s amusing that the he is supposedly too big to fail.

J.P. Morgan Chase Admits Targeting Service Members
The bank apologizes for overcharging 4,500 soldiers and foreclosing on 18.

http://abcnews.go.com/WNT/video/jp-morgan-chase-admits-targeting-service-members-soldiers-apology-troops-mortgage-foclose-overcharge-12879358

JPMorgan Chase Asked to Stop Funding ACORN

http://nlpc.org/stories/2009/09/15/jpmorgan-chase-asked-stop-funding-acorn

Jamie Dimon faces more criticism

http://finance.fortune.cnn.com/2011/02/04/how-much-does-it-suck-to-be-jamie-dimon-these-days/

http://www.fiercefinance.com/story/jamie-dimon-faces-more-criticism/2011-02-07


20 posted on 02/13/2011 11:57:54 AM PST by FromLori (FromLori">)
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To: GOPsterinMA

You notice we never saw perp walks and remember that story of a Pecora like investigation lol that never materialized. These big global banks got to wipe out a lot of their competition the smaller conservative banks, my little bank told me how their premiums to the FDIC have tripled and they are small but sound for now but this has really hurt them.

The big banks all donated heavily to obama so I doubt we will see any RICO of any kind of prosecution what so ever all we will see is US the taxpayers continuing one way or the other bailing them out. Lloyd Blankfein is a life long democrat he’s another scum bag. Have you heard any mention of them being prosecuted - nope.

Goldman Sachs Got Billions From Taxpayers Thru AIG For Its OWN Account, Crisis Panel Finds; Contradicting SWORN Testimony From Execs

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/01/26/goldman-sachs-aig-backdoor-bailout_n_814589.html

http://article.wn.com/view/2011/01/27/Goldman_nabbed_3_billion_in_AIG_bailout/


21 posted on 02/13/2011 12:19:57 PM PST by FromLori (FromLori">)
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To: FromLori

“You notice we never saw perp walks...”

“Have you heard any mention of them being prosecuted - nope.”

The proper punishment for these crimes doesn’t include a judge, jury or appeals process; just a steady hand and good aim.


22 posted on 02/13/2011 12:28:25 PM PST by GOPsterinMA (RomneyCare is Mitt`s Chappaquiddick)
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To: altura
If you are looking for new credit cards, there are some good travel-reward offers out there:

Citibank AAdvantage (American Airline frequent flyer) 75K to 225K bonus miles

Amex Delta Gold 30K to 100K bonus miles

Chase/Continental 50K bonus miles

Chase/Southwest -- 2 free roundtrips

Amex Platinum -- Airport club access

Nothing special about BofA cards.

23 posted on 02/13/2011 12:50:55 PM PST by UnwashedPeasant (Don't nuke me, bro)
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To: FromLori

One more reason I’m glad I don’t bank w/ BoA. I have no use for any business that empowers illegal aliens in any way.

Got to love my small, local home town bank.


24 posted on 02/13/2011 1:18:34 PM PST by upchuck (When excerpting please use the entire 300 words we are allowed. No more one or two sentence posts!)
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To: upchuck

I completely agree credit cards too BOA lender to illegal aliens...

“In Los Angeles, immigrants who don’t have credentials to work in the United States can still get a credit card, thanks to a pilot program run by Bank of America. The bank is hoping to tap a fast-growing market by offering credit cards to illegal immigrants without Social Security numbers.”

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=7388709

“The top banks clamoring for their handouts as their profits plummet, led by Wachovia and Bank of America, launched aggressive campaigns to woo illegal-alien homebuyers”

http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/225766/illegal-loans/michelle-malkin

Bank of America = Bank of Democrat America?

http://michellemalkin.com/2010/10/28/bank-of-america-bank-of-democrat-america/

http://www.boston.com/news/local/articles/2007/09/18/quietly_living_american_dream/


25 posted on 02/13/2011 1:28:44 PM PST by FromLori (FromLori">)
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To: GOPsterinMA

Did you read how BOA went all out to silence Wikileaks?

http://www.fiercefinance.com/story/was-bank-america-prepared-play-hardball-against-wikileaks/2011-02-11


26 posted on 02/13/2011 1:39:49 PM PST by FromLori (FromLori">)
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To: FromLori

Unreal. Just unreal. Thank you for the information.


27 posted on 02/13/2011 4:14:03 PM PST by GOPsterinMA (RomneyCare is Mitt`s Chappaquiddick)
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To: dalereed

Law Enforcement, aka police, is abbreviated as “LE” on FR (Free Republic) frequently.


28 posted on 02/14/2011 8:53:03 PM PST by bgill (Kenyan Parliament - how could a man born in Kenya who is not even a native American become the POTUS)
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To: Clintonfatigued

Amatuers.

Social Security put up on the web everyone’s ssn a couple years ago. No problems there.


29 posted on 02/14/2011 9:01:20 PM PST by Texas resident (Hunkered Down)
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