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  • More than 309,000 identities exposed in University of Maryland cyberattack

    More than 309,000 identities exposed in University of Maryland cyberattack
    The personal information of more than 309,000 students, staff and alumni of the University of Maryland was compromised in a "sophisticated" cyberattack, University President Wallace Loh announced Wednesday.
  • Data breach at College Park [Editorial]

    Data breach at College Park  [Editorial]
    Hackers who stole confidential information on more than 309,000 current and former students and faculty from computers at the University of Maryland College Park last week had to penetrate multiple layers of security to get at the data, and school...

    UM forms task force to identify any further data vulnerabilities

    UM forms task force to identify any further data vulnerabilities
    A week after the University of Maryland learned it was the target of a sophisticated data breach, President Wallace D. Loh said Tuesday that the university would extend free credit protection services to the 309,000 students, alumni and employees affected...

    Carroll schools dealing with 'intermittent issues' after cyberattack

    Carroll schools dealing with 'intermittent issues' after cyberattack
    A cyberattack that forced Carroll County Public Schools to shut down its network Feb. 25 has continued to cause "intermittent issues" with Internet speeds, but it has not disrupted instruction, school officials said Thursday. Shortly after 9 a.m. Feb....

    Hacking incidents prompt universities to rethink balance between openness, security

    Hacking incidents prompt universities to rethink balance between openness, security
    In the two weeks between recent revelations that hackers stole data on students, alumni and faculty from the University of Maryland, College Park and the Johns Hopkins University, nearly 360,000 records were swiped in similar attacks at schools in...