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Dennis Fisher

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Dennis Fisher is an award-winning journalist who has been covering information security and privacy since 2000.

He is one of the co-founders of Threatpost and previously wrote for TechTarget and eWeek, when magazines were still a thing that existed. Dennis enjoys finding the stories behind the headlines and digging into the motivations and thinking of both defenders and attackers. His work has appeared in The Boston Globe, The Improper Bostonian, Harvard Business School’s Working Knowledge, and most of his kids’ English papers.

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Google Fixes Another Chrome Zero Day

Google has patched yet another Chrome zero day, this one a type confusion flaw in V8 (CVE-2024-5274).


Decipher Podcast: Caitlin Condon on the Attack Intelligence Report

Caitlin Condon of Rapid7 joins Dennis Fisher to dive into the juicy tidbits from the Rapid7 Attack iNtelligence Report, including the rise in attacks on zero days, ransomware proliferation, and why network edge devices remain a major problem.


Kimsuky APT Using Newly Discovered Gomir Linux Backdoor

The North Korean Kimsuky APT group has been using a new Linux backdoor called Gomir in attacks on South Korean targets.

North Korea

AI Security ‘Is a Software Problem’

Securing AI systems and LLMs seems like a daunting task, but experts say the same principles that apply to software security can be used to build safe AI systems.

AI, RSA Conference

Rather Than Measuring Risk, Fix an Interesting Problem

Measuring risk is a notoriously hard task, so Andy Ellis suggests teams focus on fixing the problems in fornt of them instead of trying to measure what could happen.

Risk Management