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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Microsoft's Brad Smith outlines five changes the company wants to see from the US government to rein in surveillance

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Open source effort should help email providers encrypt messages between one another

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Police say sers have two weeks to rid their machines of Cryptolocker and Zeus Gameover. That means the crooks are coming back, says Tom Brewster

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Monsanto says March breach saw some financial data compromised

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'Newscaster' operation seeks to dupe government personnel out of passwords, says cyber intelligence firm

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Website post says the tool may no longer be secure for usage, amidst rumours of a legal threat

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Hector Monsegur given a year's supervision, avoiding a lengthy jail term

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Spotify tells a number of customers to change passwords and Android users will have to upgrade following a breach

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Avast says customers will need to change their passwords following forum attack

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Hector Monsegur provided significant help in tracking down members of hacktivist groups and cyber criminals, court documents show

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