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Cyber Crime

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  • Five questions with Dave Hansen, SafeNet CEO

    Five questions with Dave Hansen, SafeNet CEO
    In an industry with a lot of new competition, Belcamp-based SafeNet is a cybersecurity old hand: It's celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. To put that into context: SafeNet predates the World Wide Web. The company, founded with a focus on...
  • Columbia teen pleads guilty in assault of cab driver

    Columbia teen pleads guilty in assault of cab driver
    One of the four Columbia teens charged in what police ruled as the attempted murder of a cab driver in March has pleaded guilty in connection with the crime, marking the first judgment in the case. Khalid Khaheim Woods, 19, of the 9200 block of...
  • Canton Kayak Club website hacked to display message on Muslim oppression

    Canton Kayak Club website hacked to display message on Muslim oppression
    First The New York Times; now the Canton Kayak Club? The website for the group of urban paddling enthusiasts was the victim of an apparent hacking Wednesday and Thursday, bearing an image of a man on a horse with a spear and the messages "NO WAR!" and...
  • Cyber Monday sting hits counterfeit sports apparel sites

    Cyber Monday sting hits counterfeit sports apparel sites
    Federal agents in Baltimore seized 36 commercial websites on Monday as part of an international operation to stop fraudulent online sales this holiday season, alleging that the sites have been selling counterfeit goods — including athletic gear...
  • Morgan State professor indicted in fraud scheme

    A full-time engineering professor at Morgan State University was indicted by a federal grand jury Wednesday in an alleged scheme to defraud the National Science Foundation of hundreds of thousands of dollars in grant funding. Manoj Kumar Jha, 45, who...
  • Columbia cybersecurity firm gets boost from Silicon Valley

    Columbia cybersecurity firm gets boost from Silicon Valley
    The venture capitalists at Accel Partners fly around the world to find hot companies ripe for investment. The Silicon Valley-based firm was the first major investor in Facebook years ago, and its portfolio is a Who's Who of fast-growing technology...
  • Team of Centennial, Reservoir students place second at Cyber Challenge

    Team of Centennial, Reservoir students place second at Cyber Challenge
    A team of Howard County high school seniors took home honors lost week in a competition geared toward educating students about cybersecurity and offering practical experience when it comes to defending computers from hackers. The six students, five...
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
  • NSA chief says programs disrupted 50 terrorist plots

    NSA chief says programs disrupted 50 terrorist plots
    Under growing pressure over recently disclosed surveillance programs, the head of the National Security Agency told lawmakers Tuesday that gathering telephone data and monitoring Internet use has helped to disrupt more than 50 "potential terrorist events"...
  • Security is found off-line

    Security is found off-line
    More than a decade ago, I ordered a book from a publisher specializing in technical books. I then received notice that my credit card information, along with hundreds of others, had been compromised by an Internet hacker who had penetrated the publisher's...
  • BBB of Greater Maryland warns of fake websites

    BBB of Greater Maryland warns of fake websites
    The Better Business Bureau of Greater Maryland is warning against online fraud by scammers pretending to be a legitimate business website. The BBB said that a fictitious business has been operating under the web address Overstockcloseoutstock.com,...
  • Ruppersberger: Cybersecurity bill is necessary, will not violate privacy

    The Baltimore Sun's editorial, "Fight cyber attacks, not privacy" (May 3) does readers a true disservice by perpetuating several myths about this critical issue. The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) is simple, allowing the American...