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2014-09-22 08:33:53

POTSDAM, Germany and BERLIN, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pupils in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland are gaining increasing access to in-depth programming knowledge - as reflected in the first open, online course for pupils that has started on Monday (September 22). With already roughly 4,300 participants registered at https://open.hpi.de, the interactive educational platform of Hasso Plattner Institute, young people and adult Internet users can immerse themselves in...

2014-09-11 16:30:36

POTSDAM, Germany, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Security researchers at the German Hasso Plattner Institute for Software Systems Engineering (HPI) have tracked down a further eleven million stolen pieces of identity data that have been made public in special Internet forums. HPI scientists have integrated their findings in the so-called HPI Identity Leak Checker https://sec.hpi.de. Since May of this year, all Internet users are invited to check their e-mail address and...

2014-07-01 12:32:14

POTSDAM, Germany, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) has officially announced that it will be awarding grants for its international Research School to ten young scientists. Beginning in the coming winter semester, the junior researchers will reinforce the team of the Potsdam Research School, which currently consists of 24 members. Suitable candidates who are working towards their PhD or who already hold a doctorate are invited to submit their...

2014-06-11 08:36:42

POTSDAM, Germany, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Have cybercriminals stolen my personal data and made them freely available online so that others might also access and misuse them? Internet users all over the world can now answer this question using a free service from the Hasso Plattner Institute for IT Systems Engineering (http://www.hpi.de) at the University of Potsdam in Germany. All they need to do is visit https://sec.hpi.de and enter their e-mail address. The system will...

2014-03-21 08:28:10

POTSDAM, Germany, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A comprehensive look at the complex world of Internet technology is given in the free online course offered by German Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI), starting Monday, March 31, at its international learning platform http://www.openHPI.de. Institute director, Prof. Christoph Meinel will be instructing the course in English on the technical foundations of the "network of networks." The six-week massive open online course, entitled...


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