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December 15, 2021

Though details of the recent cyberattack on the Maryland Department of Health are scarce — including implications for coronavirus reporting and Medicaid applications — malicious actors targeting state and local governments with sophisticated cyberattacks is nothing new. This incident follows a long line of incursions, including an attack against Baltimore City (which cost an estimated $18 million), MedStar and Baltimore County Public Schools, which prevented hundreds of thousands of Marylanders from accessing medical care or their classes.

Article Source: Washington Post

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