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A never-ending threat

Cyberattacks are growing in number and scope, and government agencies are now the most frequent organizational target of hackers. “The good guys have to protect against every possible way in,” says one expert. “The hackers only need to exploit one.

A bridge between cultures

Friendship with other members of the Rochester community can play a pivotal role in helping immigrants navigate the challenges of starting a new life here.

Lifting up unsung heroes

Organized by 540WMain, Black Women ROC! will honor change makers in July. The campaign is seeking nominations until June 5.

Political divide shapes public reaction on anti-Asian crimes

In a study, University of Rochester researchers examined opinion toward hashtags and websites that provide information, resources, places to donate, and places to report hate crimes. Biden supporters were more likely to defend these hashtags.

Political divide shapes public reaction on anti-Asian crimes

In a study, University of Rochester researchers examined opinion toward hashtags and websites that provide information, resources, places to donate, and places to report hate crimes. Biden supporters were more likely to defend these hashtags.

Brave as Dave

Don’t count blues guitarist Dave Riccioni out in his fight with cancer.

Abuse victims’ long wait

The chairman of the creditors committee in the Rochester diocese’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy fears that church officials’ negotiations with insurance companies have stalled—and that some survivors could die before the case is resolved.

The divide on fixing digital disparity

Albany and Washington both want to make broadband internet access affordable for low-income households. One opted for regulation, the other for subsidies. Both face questions.

A cloud remains over summer festivals

The COVID-19 pandemic caused widespread cancellations in 2020. This year, festival organizers are trying to navigate health safety rules as they stage in-person or hybrid events.