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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Ukraine - Shutterstock - © Mykhaylo Palinchak
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Ukraine government sites hit by criminal malware normally used in attacks on financial institutions, as epic DDoS attacks are launched

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NSA data collection even more vast than previously thought

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Bitcoin (c) Julia Zakharova, Shutterstock 2014
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Bitcoin exchange opens up a little after criticism over lack of transparency

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RATs starting to take a bite out of Android, as the bad guys ramp up their attention to the Google platform

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Various Nato sites hit with DDoS attacks< days before the controversial referendum/p>

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UK's hunt for digital defenders ends for another year, with a future Facebook intern taking the top Cyber Security Challenge prize

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French exploit merchant Vupen walks away with most of the prize money on the first day of Pwn2Own

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

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