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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On-line Piracy Key © bloomua - Fotolia
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Visitors to FileCrop will now get a message from the police, telling them the site is under investigation

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America US China - Shutterstock © Aquir
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Chinese might not be allowed at Def Con or BlackHat, following US charges against PLA members

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Nest 2
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US government body reveals 440,000 Nest fire alarms and CO2 detectors were affected by a fault reported in April

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Cisco wants to get better at blocking zero-day threats

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america security - Shutterstock - © Bruce Rolff
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Unnamed utility supplier and control system managing a mechanical device both hacked, according to official US security body

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Building a Facebook Network
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Infected users will be alerted when they're on the network and given the option to remove the malware with F-Secure or Trend tools

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Cyber attack
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Second time in a month TypePad says DDoS attacks causing outages across blog platform

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America US China - Shutterstock © Aquir
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Five charged for cyber espionage in China, leading to outrage and claims the US is the one doing the hacking

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LifeLock
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LifeLock takes drastic action as it fears its mobile wallet isn't compliant with payment card industry regulations

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Brocade and other manufacturers' network devices said to be vulnerable to SNMP attacks that could leak passwords, researchers claim

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