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Home Depot: 56M Payment Cards Exposed In Data Breach

Tens of millions of credit cards are exposed. Home Depot customers are hit with a data breach that’s even bigger than the Target hack last winter.

09/18/2014

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Audit: Inappropriate Charges Made To State-Issued Credit Cards

An audit has found that four Maryland workers used state-issued credit cards to buy $255,000 of inappropriate items in recent years.

04/02/2014

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Univ. Of Md. President Testifies To Senate About Security Data Breach

The University of Maryland president testifies on Capitol Hill about the widespread data breach that exposed hundreds of thousands of people’s personal information.

03/27/2014

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University Of Maryland Reports 2nd Data Breach In 4 Weeks

The University of Maryland says someone hacked into its computer network and obtained personal information for the second time in four weeks.

03/20/2014

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Md. Nonprofit Serving Disabled Reports Data Breach

Someone hacked the computers of a state-licensed provider of services to the developmentally disabled and stole Social Security numbers and medical information for about 9,700 clients, the organization and the state agency that oversees it said Monday.

03/17/2014

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University Of Maryland Breached Data Goes Back To 1992

Officials at the University of Maryland say a database breach last month affects fewer people than first reported, but it affects students who attended the school years earlier than initially thought.

03/13/2014

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Hackers Using Mobile Devices To Expose Sensitive Information In Cyber Attacks

Target, Neiman Marcus, Michaels and the University of Maryland. They’re all major retailers and institutions hit by hackers.

02/21/2014

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Bill Would Set Standards For Student Privacy

Maryland lawmakers will be hearing about a measure to limit commercial use of student data by cloud-computing service vendors.

02/21/2014

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Congress Urged To Consider ‘Chip & Pin’ Credit Cards To Fight Future Security Breaches

Congress is looking at new ways to keep your personal credit card information safe after recent high-profile security breaches at some of America’s top retailers.

02/04/2014

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Lawmakers In Washington Calling For Investigation Into Target Data Breach

There are calls for a federal investigation in the Target data breach that’s left 110 million customers exposed to potential fraud.

01/15/2014

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Target Warns Additional 70M Customers May Be Affected By Data Breach

The security breach at Target is even worse than we first thought. In all, more than 100 million people may have been hacked.

01/10/2014

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Target Talks Data Breach With State Attorneys; Head Of Md.’s Internet Privacy Unit On Call

The number of Maryland victims in the Target credit card breach could be in the hundreds of thousands. That staggering estimate from the attorney general’s office comes as Target reaches out to top prosecutors nationwide.

12/24/2013

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