Thomas Brewster

Author: Thomas Brewster

Security Correspondent, TechWeekEurope
Tom Brewster is TechWeek Europe's Security Correspondent. He has also been named BT Information Security Journalist of the Year in 2012 and 2013.
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The first arrest over attacks using the Heartbleed vulnerability has been announced in Canada following a hit on the country's tax agency

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Failure to hand over encryption keys could land Lavabit founder Levison with hefty fines

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Researchers re-use fingerprint mould they used to break into the iPhone 5S

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Attackers try to extort Harley Medical Group

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Tech giant takes action after facing criticism for not being clear over Gmail scanning

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Canadian tax authority also compromised, as Heartbleed affects masses of companies

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Andrew Auernheimer case should not have been heard in New Jersey, US appeals court rules

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CloudFlare challenge to steal private keys via Heartbleed flaw finds a handful of winners

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BBC is slammed by MPs again over its Digital Media Initiative

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Lack of cyber policing skills in the UK is a cause for concern

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