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Tandon Professor Discovers Faults in iPhone Fingerprint Sensor

Tandon Professor Discovers Faults in iPhone Fingerprint Sensor

Herman Lee, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES, University News

NYU Tandon Professor Nasir Memon, NYU Postdoctoral Fellow Aditi Roy, Michigan State University Professor Arun Ross discovered iPhone fingerprint censor easily hackable due to fingerprint similarities and shortcomings in software.

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Improve Cybersecurity at NYU

Improve Cybersecurity at NYU

WSN Editorial Board
April 10, 2017
Filed under OPINION

NYU has an obligation to not only alert its students of potential cyber threats, but take more serious measures to assure attacks like these do not occur again.

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NYU Hack Worrisome

NYU Hack Worrisome

WSN Editorial Board
October 7, 2016
Filed under OPINION

The recent hack on NYU reflects a serious widespread problem the university needs to immediately address.

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Yahoo Hacking Scandal is a Wake-Up Call

Yahoo Hacking Scandal is a Wake-Up Call

Jack Campbell, Contributing Writer
October 6, 2016
Filed under OPINION

Both people and the websites they visit must be willing to take action in the interest of online security.

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The FBI Has No Right To Strong-Arm Apple Into a New Encryption System

The FBI Has No Right To Strong-Arm Apple Into a New Encryption System

WSN Editorial Board
February 18, 2016
Filed under OPINION

Privacy advocates and many in the tech industry have raised concerns that the FBI's requested backdoor could be leaked, leaving millions of iPhone owners susceptible to breach. Given the risks that it would pose to private citizens, Apple should continue to fight the court’s edict.

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Poly to hold Security Awareness Week

Poly to hold Security Awareness Week

Tegan Mosugu, Contributing Writer
September 21, 2015
Filed under NEWS, University News

NYU Poly is expanding the opportunities for high school students to get involved in their annual cybersecurity competition.

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US cyberwar tactics misguided

US cyberwar tactics misguided

Tommy Collison, Deputy Opinion Editor
March 5, 2015
Filed under OPINION

The US needs to take a more responsible role when it comes to cyber-attacks and computer-driven espionage.

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NYU-Poly hacking competition promotes cybersecurity

NYU-Poly hacking competition promotes cybersecurity

September 23, 2013
Filed under Editor's Picks, Exclude From Homepage List, OPINION

This past weekend, the Polytechnic Institute of NYU played host to more than 1,800 teams of hackers competing in a 72-hour tournament — amassing in the world’s largest-to-date hackathon. The event, sponsored by Google, Facebook and the Department of Homeland Security, capped off NYU-Poly’s Cyber...

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