News tagged with number

Prosecutors target credit card thieves overseas

Criminals from around the world buy and sell stolen credit card information with ease in today's digital age. But if they commit their crime entirely outside the United States, they may be hard to prosecute.

dateSep 12, 2014 in Security
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What metadata does the government want about you?

With the leaking of a discussion paper on telecommunications data retention, we are at last starting to get some clarity as to just what metadata the Abbott government is likely to ask telecommunications ...

dateAug 28, 2014 in Security
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Children's book explores Really Big Numbers

A new children's book written and illustrated by a Brown mathematics professor Richard Schwartz takes readers on a visual journal through the infinite number system. Schwartz hopes Really Big Numbers will ...

dateAug 01, 2014 in Mathematics
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European Central Bank hit by data theft

(AP)—The European Central Bank said Thursday that email addresses and other contact information have been stolen from a database that serves its public website, though it stressed that no internal systems or market-sensitive ...

dateJul 24, 2014 in Internet
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