Hackers Fail at Second Cyberattack Attempt on North Carolina County

A North Carolina county recovering from a cyberattack says hackers failed in a second attempt to infiltrate their computer system. Mecklenburg County officials say foreign hackers redoubled their efforts after the county refused to pay a ransom last week. But county officials released a statement Friday saying the second attack was unsuccessful. The first wave […]

Drug Industry Files Suit to Halt California’s Drug Price Law

The trade group representing U.S. drugmakers said it has a filed a lawsuit to stop California from implementing a law aimed at reining in prescription drug prices. The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, in a statement, said it filed litigation in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California challenging a state […]

Vermont Man Whose Relatives Died Mysteriously Must Give Gun Info

A Vermont man whose mother and grandfather died in mysterious circumstances must turn over information related to a missing gun, as well as phone and other records, in a Rhode Island lawsuit over insurance on his sunken boat. Nathan Carman must turn over the information about a Sig Sauer .308-caliber semi-automatic rifle he owned, U.S. […]

Pennsylvania’s Erie Insurance Promotes Wallace Oakley

Erie Insurance has promoted Dionne Wallace Oakley to executive vice president of Human Resources and Strategy. The appointment is effective Jan. 1, 2018. In this role, she will expand her oversight to include several strategic functions. Wallace Oakley came to Erie Insurance in 2011 as vice president of HR Business Partners, following a 22-year career […]