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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Snowden leaks show NSA wanted to ramp up its hacking efforts with automation

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Senator Dianne Feinstein goes on the offensive, as CIA denies accessing intelligence committee's network

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Cyber attack
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WordPress pingback feature exploited for attack amplification to knock a WordPress site offline

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British company road testing a dongle designed to make password leaks an non-problem, but not all are convinced by it

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Yahoo beefs up its security team with a new leader - Alex Stamos, one of the NSA's more vocal critics

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Expert suggests Ukraine would not be able to withstand a coordinated Russian attack on its infrastructure

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Hackers target CEO Mark Karpeles to show outrage at Bitcoin exchange

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Brown is still accused of holding credit card data but charges of linking to the data have been dismissed

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Facebook to warn any gun dealers using illicit sales tactics

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Flexcoin caves after epic theft, whilst exchange Poloniex loses 12 percent of its coins and First Meta CEO is found dead

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