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Cyberattacks are happening and are a serious threat, but companies may not want to reveal them for fears of liability and brand damage.
Oct 26- Asset manager Legg Mason Inc said on Friday quarterly profit topped expectations as the company reported its first quarterly net inflows of client funds since 2007.. Although some flow trends remained negative, the results could ease pressure on Legg Mason.
Oct 26- Asset manager Legg Mason Inc said on Friday quarterly profit soared more than 42 percent, topping expectations, as the company reported its first quarterly net inflows of client funds since 2007..
Oct 11- Mutual fund manager ClearBridge Advisors LLC said on Thursday it would drop the name of its struggling parent company, Legg Mason, from all of its U.S. funds over the next several months. With $58 billion of assets under management, New York- based Clearbridge is the largest manager of equity funds at Legg Mason.
Korn/Ferry said it had taken steps to contain the impact of the breach and was investigating the source of the attack. Reuters reported last month that Iranian hackers had repeatedly attacked Bank of America Corp, JPMorgan Chase& Co and Citigroup Inc over the past year as part of a broad cyber campaign.
*Computer network was the target of a criminal data security breach. *Took immediate steps to contain the impact of the breach and investigate its. source* Source text* Further company coverage.
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Stocks ended modestly higher Wednesday as the dollar rose and Treasurys hit six-month highs on fears the economy would heat up under the tax plan under consideration in Washington. BofA rose, McDonald's fell.
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