Targeted nature of email breach worries experts


Think twice next time you get an email from Chase or Citi asking you to log in to your credit card account. The bank may not have sent it, reports the Associated Press. A security breach that exposed the email addresses of potentially millions of customers of major U.S. banks, hotels and stores is more likely than traditional scams to ultimately trick people into revealing personal information. Security experts said Monday they were alarmed that the breach involved targeted information–tying individuals to businesses they patronize–and could make customers more likely to reveal passwords, Social Security numbers and other sensitive data…

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