Author Archives: Thomas Brewster

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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Syrian Electronic Army
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Many more could be in danger as popular ad network hacked, says researcher

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Android Fragmentation
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Rogue app pilfers bank logins but the most concerning thing is its ability to conceal its actions, researchers say

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GCHQ at Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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Charles Farr statement reveals how the government could legally intercept people's social network data by separating internal and external comms

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GCHQ at Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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Secretive agency looking at ways of opening up to boost the UK economy

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Vodafone headquarters germany © Joe Dejvice Shutterstock
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Vodafone hopes the Italian firm will help it gain a foothold in connected cars

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Cyber attack
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News aggregator says it is back online after it refused to pay DDoS attackers who tried to extort them

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Julien Tromeur - Twitter Sorry
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TweetDeck vulnerability could lead to mass account hijacking, security expert warns, but there are some protections in place for users

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evernote logo
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Cloud service went down as a result of a DDoS attack launched late yesterday

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Bank of England - Shutterstock - © chrisdorney
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Bank, UK government and CREST come together to create better stress tests and improved threat intelligence sharing

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Test passed after 65 years, according to London event organisers, but success might be bad news for internet security

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