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CareFirst hit by cyberattack

The Carefirst Building in Owings Mills. (file)

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield said Wednesday it had been hit by a “sophisticated cyberattack” during which attackers gained limited access to one of the company’s databases in June 2014. The names, birth dates, email addresses and subscriber identification numbers of about ...

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Senate fails to approve cybersecurity legislation

WASHINGTON — The Senate failed Thursday to pass legislation to protect the U.S. electrical grid, water supplies and other critical industries from cyberattack and electronic espionage despite dire warnings from top national security officials about the potential for devastating assaults ...

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