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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Meris Stansbury

Meris Stansbury is the Editorial Director for both eSchool News and eCampus News, and was formerly the Managing Editor of eCampus News. Before working at eSchool Media, Meris worked as an assistant editor for The World and I, an online curriculum publication. She graduated from Kenyon College in 2006 with a BA in English, and enjoys spending way too much time either reading or cooking.