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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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492 articles by Dennis Fisher

LokiBot Activity Spikes, CISA Warns

CISA alerted administrators that activity from the LokiBot information stealing trojan has been increasingly sharply since July.

Malware

SAFE DATA Act Joins Crowded Field of Privacy Bills

The SAFE DATA Act is the latest attempt to pass a national privacy law, but it relies on notice-and-consent and does not apply to federal agencies.

Privacy

Tech, Privacy Groups Urge Senators to Oppose EARN IT Act

A large coalition of privacy and civil liberty groups have sent a letter urging senators to oppose the EARN IT Act.

Privacy, Encryption

US Charges Five Alleged Members of APT41 Group

The Department of Justice has charged five men with hacking offenses in connection with operations by the APT41 group from China.

Government

Chinese State-Sponsored Attackers Target F5, VPN Flaws

CISA says attackers affiliated with China's Ministry of State Security have been targeting public vulnerabilities in VPN appliances and F5 networking gear.

Government, China