23 Aug 2021

NYC Teachers’ Social Security Numbers Exposed

In January, students at Brooklyn Technical High School reportedly uncovered a Google Drive containing sensitive documents uploaded by staff and students at schools across NYC. The documents included college recommendation letters, classwork, parent-teacher conference sign-up sheets, and more. The students raised the alarm on the data breach, which involved teachers’

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09 Jun 2021

Cyber-attack on NYC Law Department

The New York Police Department and the FBI’s Cyber Task Force are currently investigating an instruction into the IT system of the New York City Law Department. The incident was initially reported to have exposed sensitive information pertaining to more than a thousand department employees. The exact scale and depth

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16 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: New York City shuts down schools, restaurants and theatres

As the number of novel coronavirus cases in the US rapidly increases, several cities and states have been taking measures to ensure that the outbreak is contained and to halt the spread of the infectious disease. Among these jurisdictions is New York City, as Mayor Bill de Blasio stated that

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