News tagged with number

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.

dateOct 31, 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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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.

dateJul 08, 2014 in Security
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Fandango, Credit Karma in security-flaw settlement

The Federal Trade Commission says the mobile apps of movie ticket seller Fandango and credit report provider Credit Karma may have exposed millions of users' sensitive personal information, including credit card data and ...

dateMar 28, 2014 in Business
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Who wants to be a millionaire?

Lotteries of different kinds have been part of the human culture since remote times. Apparently, the initial idea was to use the money gained through the game to finance government projects. This seems to be how the Great ...

dateMar 19, 2014 in Social Sciences
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No consensus on how to notify data breach victims

(AP)—The data breach at Target Corp. that exposed millions of credit card numbers has focused attention on the patchwork of state consumer notification laws in the U.S. and renewed a push for a single national ...

dateMar 09, 2014 in Internet
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