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Baltimore IT head apologizes for ransomware attack response (access required)

Baltimore City Hall

Baltimore’s chief information technology official has apologized to city leaders for the response to a cyberattack that has crippled the city for a month. The Baltimore Sun reports Frank Johnson offered his “sincere apologies” to city council members Friday during a public ...

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Md. government and businesses urged to prepare for cyberattacks (access required)

Christopher Van Hollen

Maryland leaders hailed the state as a “cyber capital” of the world Wednesday at the Cyber Maryland 2017 conference while acknowledging that the state has to do more to capitalize on the companies and agencies that represent the burgeoning industry. ...

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CareFirst hit by cyberattack (access required)

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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Online attacks, real-life consequences (access required)

Widespread collection of personal data online frequently prompts debate about privacy, but there is one group of people that has largely managed to remain behind a wall of anonymity, says Danielle Citron: perpetrators of online threats and harassment.

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