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Md. Health Department says website outage from attack slowly being fixed

State officials Monday provided some additional details about a cyberattack that has crippled some websites operated by the Maryland Department of Health but shed no further light on what caused the incident. The new information was part of a 15-minute ...

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Baltimore IT head apologizes for ransomware attack response

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

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

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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