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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NHS data sharing initiatives cause upset again after two third parties take down files that indicate they shared public data in places they shouldn't have

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Epic attack allows hackers to send victims to any IP address they choose

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Russian intelligence linked to super-sophisticated rootkit targeting high-profile organisations and nation states

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RSA has turned digital peacenik, but Tom Brewster thinks its call to end the digital arms race is ajust a cynical ploy

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Irony alert for RSA as its conference app found to leak data on users and is open to potential man-in-the-middle attacks

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Apple has not yet patched a flaw that allows for the installation of invisible malicious configuration files, which could be used to spy on users

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At least 80 new families of Bitcoin stealers emerge in the last year

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Epic trove of emails and passwords for various email services found on dark web store

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Don't feel futile, the Internet can be saved, according to cryptography luminary

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Coviello kicks off the PR push after claims of NSA payoff, whilst anti-surveillance activist Bruce Schneier appears to be sympathising with the company

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