News tagged with number

LexisNexis says it had data breach earlier this year

LexisNexis, one of the country's largest collectors of personal information on individuals and businesses, said it is trying to determine whether hackers may have gained access to Social Security numbers, background reports ...

Sep 26, 2013
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MIT pulls online lectures over harassment claim

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has removed a retired physics professor's lectures from an online learning platform because the school concluded he had sexually harassed a woman, university officials said.

Dec 09, 2014
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Pirate Bay founder jailed for hacking Danish data

A Danish court on Friday sentenced the Swedish founder of file-sharing site The Pirate Bay to 3½ years in prison after he was found guilty of hacking into a private company handling sensitive information for Danish authorities.

Oct 31, 2014
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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 ...

Aug 01, 2014
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Charges: Russian stole data from restaurants, zoo

A Russian man recently arrested on bank fraud and other charges hacked into computers at restaurants in Western Washington, hundreds of other retail businesses, and even the Phoenix Zoo, U.S. authorities allege.

Jul 08, 2014
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