| Feb 20, 2014
| 1:58 PM
The personal information of more than 309,000 students, staff and alumni of the University of Maryland was compromised in a "sophisticated" cyberattack, University President Wallace Loh announced Wednesday.
The breached database held names, Social...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 10:00 PM
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The Semifinalist and Finalist rounds of "RedEye Rock 'N' Vote Competition" (the "Contest") start at 12:01 AM (CT) on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 and end at 11:00...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 5:43 PM
A Los Angeles woman has sued Sprint Corp., saying that one of its workers browsed through her traded-in phone, found two photographs of her engaged in sex and posted them on her Facebook page.
The woman, identified in the lawsuit only as J. Johnson,...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Standing in a pile of construction rubble on a cold and dirty location set at the Lord Baltimore Hotel here in January, I didn’t know what to expect from Season 3 of HBO's "Veep."
Everyone in the cast and crew, including star Julia Louis-Dreyfus,...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 9:45 AM
'Moving Target' By J.A. Jance. Touchstone, 320 pages, $25.99
J.A. Jance skillfully avoids the predictable by expertly explores separate storylines about two strangers — a jailed teen-age computer hacker and an elderly British man trying to...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 2:30 PM
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden is set to speak at SXSW Interactive Monday, March 10, the fest announced Tuesday. Due to his fugitive status in the U.S., he will not appear in person and speak via videoconference.
SXSW has said that surveillance and...
| Mar 5, 2014
As more of our children's education moves online, there are increased opportunities for abusing the collection of their personal data. Last month, state Senate leader Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) introduced a bill that would help close a loophole in...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 12:45 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Electronic Privacy Information Center and the Center for Digital Democracy are urging the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Facebook’s $19 billion acquisition of mobile messaging service WhatsApp.
The privacy groups...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 2:22 PM
In the two weeks between recent revelations that hackers stole data on students, alumni and faculty from the University of Maryland, College Park and the Johns Hopkins University, nearly 360,000 records were swiped in similar attacks at schools in...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 12:14 PM
As word spread this week about the dreaded "Heartbleed" bug, consumers and Websites struggled to understand the implications and sort through some of the more apocalyptic pronouncements being made about the problem.
Consumers started to receive a...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 6:50 PM
The FBI is investigating a former University of Maryland contract worker who said he took College Park administrators' personal information from the campus network and posted online about the stunt to draw attention to major security flaws.