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9:16 am
Fri December 12, 2014

Data Vulnerable at University of Maryland College Park

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COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) - State auditors say sensitive data in computers at the University of Maryland-College Park remains vulnerable to hackers five years after administrators were told about security flaws.

The university said Thursday that the shortcomings identified in a 2009 audit weren't related to a data breach in February involving the records of about 288,000 students, faculty and staff members.

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7:32 am
Thu February 20, 2014

Data Breach at University of Maryland Campuses

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COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) - The president of the University of Maryland says more a computer security attack breached a database that contains personal information about more than 300,000 faculty, staff, students and others.

Wallace Loh said in a statement posted Wednesday on the university's website that the database contained records of those have been issued a university ID since 1998.

Loh said the database has information from the College Park and Shady Grove campuses. The records include name, Social Security number, date of birth and university identification number.

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8:38 am
Fri July 12, 2013

Cyber Security Camp Wraps Up In Delaware

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NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) - A cyber security camp in Delaware is celebrating its latest class of graduates.

More than 45 students from Wilmington University, the University of Delaware, Delaware State University and Delaware Technical and Community College have been attending the cyber security camp this week.

The camp at Wilmington University's New Castle campus is part of the United States Cyber Challenge, a program aimed at identifying and recruiting promising cyber security professionals.

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