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What do I need to know about Heartbleed?

What do I need to know about Heartbleed? Creative commons image Credit: The Open University; original logo copyright Heartbleed.com New content
Updated 11 Apr 2014
There's a lot of advice and confusion about the Heartbleed security flaw - what do you need to know? And what do you need to do?

If we’d used the cloud, we might know where MH370 is now

If we’d used the cloud, we might know where MH370 is now Creative commons image Credit: Pechristener, via WikiCommons, using OpenStreetMap, under CC-BY-SA licence
Updated 19 Mar 2014
At present, the fate of Malaysian airlines flight MH370 is unknown, and the search for something the size of a Jumbo Jet is proving a challenge....

Can you trust your privacy to an Angry Bird?

Can you trust your privacy to an Angry Bird? Copyrighted image Credit: Cheng Mao | Dreamstime.com
Updated 11 Feb 2014
While the green pigs have been stealing eggs, who has been getting their hands on your data?

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Computers and computer systems

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Intermediate Level Duration 20 hours Updated 17 Oct 2013
Computers and processors are ubiquitous in everyday life, and they're not only found in your PC. This unit introduces the different parts of...

Representing and manipulating data in computers

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Intermediate Level Duration 20 hours Updated 30 Jun 2011
Computers are all around us: in cars, kitchen scales, digital cameras, etc. But how do they store the data they hold? This unit will help you to...

Visualisation: Visual representations of data and information

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Intermediate Level Duration 8 hours Updated 15 Jun 2011
Modern society is often referred to as 'the information society' - but how can we make sense of all the information we are bombarded with? In this...