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July 21, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Identity Theft Forum (VIDEO)

Identity theft is a growing problem across the country and right here in Maryland. In fact, over 275 people attended an identity theft and fraud prevention forum earlier this month in Germantown. The standing-room only event at the BlackRock Center for the Arts was hosted by Congressman John Delaney and featured one-on-one advice from over […]

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April 2, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, April 2, in Montgomery County

Good morning! Here are your five things to know today, April 2, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council Health and Human Services and Government Operations committees meet today. Here’s the agenda. 2. Students are Westland Middle School in Bethesda can’t use their lockers until after spring break after a data breach released information about student […]

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April 1, 2015 | Krista Brick

Data Breach at Westland Middle School Releases Student Locker Combinations

Information technology professionals are trying to determine today how students were able to access a secured computer file at Bethesda’s Westland Middle School and distribute the names, locker numbers and locker combinations for that school’s 1,400 lockers. Montgomery County Public School’s Westland Principal Alison Serino told MyMCMedia Wednesday that a substitute teacher saw the students […]

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February 20, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Data Breach at University of Maryland

University of Maryland’s President Wallace D. Loh sent a letter dated Feb. 19 to students, faculty and staff at the College Park and Shady Grove campuses communicating a data breach involving approximately 309,079 records containing personal information. A sophisticated computer security attack on a database included the personal records of faculty, staff, students and affiliated […]

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