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 tries to fight US government attempts to get data held on foreign soil, but fails

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'Operation Clandestine Fox' attacks take advantage of a fresh Internet Explorer vulnerability

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Violent crime is going down as fraud continues to rise, with digital crime likely to blame

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City of London Police say scammers pretending to be Neil Trotter, winner of £107.9m on the Euromillions

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Updates have reduced the number of vulnerable apps, but millions still running flawed software on Android

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Dual_EC_DRBG removed from recommended list following reports of NSA-funded backdoors

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China said to be chief perpetrator, US the main target, with plenty of activity in Eastern Europe too

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Chinese hackers may have created iOS malware called Unflod

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Accounts that leaked videos related to a corruption scandal in Turkey appear to have been blocked

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Arts and crafts retailer says its stores, including Aaron Brothers outlets, had machines infected with malware

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