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Cyber Crime

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  • Former contract worker at UM says he accessed data to reveal problems

    Former contract worker at UM says he accessed data to reveal problems
    The FBI is investigating a former University of Maryland contract worker who said he took College Park administrators' personal information from the campus network and posted online about the stunt to draw attention to major security flaws.
  • UMCP reports another cybersecurity breach

    UMCP reports another cybersecurity breach
    The University of Maryland, College Park suffered a second cyberattack on the heels of the recent theft of personal data for hundreds of thousands of students, staff and alumni, university officials announced Thursday. Ann G. Wylie, who chairs a newly...

    As cybersecurity industry grows, Howard County firms flex muscle

    As cybersecurity industry grows, Howard County firms flex muscle
    High-profile cyber attacks on organizations such as Target and Neiman Marcus have drawn increased attention to the cybersecurity industry — an industry that continues to thrive in Maryland, and specifically in Howard County. Local cybersecurity...

    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...

    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....