Jul 15, 2014 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A new report shows 22.8 million private records of New Yorkers have been exposed in data security breaches reported by 3,000 businesses, nonprofits and governments over the past eight years.
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says in a report Tuesday that deliberate hacking was responsible for 40 percent of the 5,000 incidents, which exposed a majority of the records, followed by lost or stolen equipment, insider wrongdoing and inadvertent errors. Go to full article
New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli. Photo: Comptroller's office
Mar 21, 2014 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York's comptroller has added financial information from more than 500 state and local public authorities on a website launched in 2008 to make government information publicly available.
Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says the authorities, responsible for billions of dollars of taxpayer assets and money, often do business outside of public view. Go to full article
Lake Placid, NY, Dec 30, 2010 — State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli released a scathing audit of the village of Lake Placid's finances Wednesday. DiNapoli's office found village employees had collected more than $110,000 in payments for accrued leave time and benefits that they were not entitled to receive. State auditors said the village should get law enforcement officials involved and try to recover the money. As Chris Knight reports, village officials say they've taken steps to address the deficiencies uncovered by the audit. Go to full article
Sep 26, 2008 — Main Street and Wall Street are both casting a nervous eye at the bottom line during these tumultuous economic times--but when they each talk about money, are they really talking about the same thing? NCPR web manager Dale Hobson thinks there's a little misunderstanding. His musings can be found every week in the station's E-newsletter, The Listening Post. Go to full article