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D.C. Company’s Solution To Pricey Data Problem

The same technology used by lawyers to weed out mountains of extraneous documents to find the smoking gun to win their case is now being used by city governments to process public records requests from journalists and the public.

10/12/2014

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New Data Shows No Fort Detrick Cancer Clusters

Public health officials say an updated study shows no statistically significant evidence of cancer clusters within 2 miles of Fort Detrick in Frederick.

09/25/2014

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Md. To Review OKCupid, Facebook Consumer Studies

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler said Wednesday his office will review allegations by a University of Maryland law professor that Facebook and OKCupid violated a state law by manipulating customer data as part of company research.

09/24/2014

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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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New Storm Sensors Could Bring New Level Of Warning

Parts of Maryland hit hardest by storms may soon be the first to know just how bad the next one will be.

08/06/2014

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Md. Launches Cybersecurity Industry Forum

U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski and Gov. Martin O’Malley are attending the launch in Hanover of the Maryland Cybersecurity Roundtable, aimed at expanding the state’s computer security industry.

05/29/2014

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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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Johns Hopkins Data Spilled In ‘Extortion’ Attempt

Johns Hopkins University is hit by a hacker. The university and the FBI are investigating a data breach involving hundreds of staff and students.

03/07/2014

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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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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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New Documents Reveal Government Storing Personal Info From Cell Phones

Stunning new revelations about wide-ranging surveillance by the NSA. The government is amassing a staggering amount of information from cell phones, and that’s drawing sharp criticism from privacy advocates.

12/05/2013

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