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  • U.S. needs to add student online privacy rules

    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...
  • More than 309,000 identities exposed in University of Maryland cyberattack

    More than 309,000 identities exposed in University of Maryland cyberattack
    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...
  • Bill sets standards for student privacy [Commentary]

    Bill sets standards for student privacy [Commentary]
    Many public schools in Maryland engage private cloud-computing services to provide software and digital educational platforms to help students learn. Schools have entrusted these companies with vast amounts of sensitive student data contained in emails,...
  • Buy online; waive your rights

    When you go online to arrange a hotel room or any travel service other than an airline ticket, before the website lets you buy, you have to check a box that acknowledges that you accept the fine print. Chances are, you just check that "terms of use" or...
  • Indictment in Silk Road case

    Indictment in Silk Road case
    Ross William Ulbricht was indicted Tuesday on charges that he operated the billion-dollar Silk Road website where customers used Bitcoins to buy and sell drugs. The indictment for Ulbricht, 29, who authorities said was known by his Internet moniker...
  • Target security breach lasted longer than previously thought

    WASHINGTON — A Target Corp. official told a Senate committee that a massive security breach affecting up to 110 million holiday shoppers lasted three days longer than previously thought. Chief Financial Officer John Mulligan disclosed the latest...
  • Recent scams try to scare and tap your curiosity

    Con artists are as slick as the ice building up outside. They're constantly looking for new ways to get us to slip up and fall for their costly tricks. They often try to scare you, as they did last week to Agnes Gackenbach of Emmaus. She got an...
  • PF Chang's investigating possible credit card breach

    PF Chang's investigating possible credit card breach
    PF Chang's is investigating claims of a data breach involving credit and debit card data stolen from restaurant locations in the United States, the restaurant chain said on Tuesday. A number of newly stolen credit and debit cards appeared on an...
  • 'The Signal' is a mind-blowing experience

    There's bravura manipulativeness to "The Signal," the stylish, slyly funny question mark of a movie from director and co-writer William Eubank. At first it's a melancholy road trip in which college kids Nic (Brenton Thwaites), Haley (Olivia Cooke) and...
  • SafeNet appoints Prakash Panjwani as its new CEO

    SafeNet appoints Prakash Panjwani as its new CEO
    SafeNet, an data encryption company based in Harford County, announced Thursday the appointment of Prakash Panjwani as president and CEO. The 12-year SafeNet veteran most recently served as vice president and general manager of the company's data...
  • Hacker-turned-informant Sabu is a free man after N.Y. sentencing

    Hacker-turned-informant Sabu is a free man after N.Y. sentencing
    A judge Tuesday granted freedom to a computer hacker who helped Anonymous and other groups attack credit card companies, governments from Algeria to Zimbabwe, and media outlets -- including the Tribune Corp. -- but who turned government informant after...