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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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270 articles by Dennis Fisher

Persistent Cookies Can Prove Troublesome for AWS

A researcher found that some AWS authentication cookies remain valid for up to 12 hours even after a user has changed the password and logged out.

2FA, Cloud

Deciphering Spy Game

Zoe Lindsey, Dennis Fisher and Pete Baker break down the espionage classic Spy Game.

Podcast

Privacy Group Asks FTC to Investigate Zoom

EPIC, a privacy rights organization, has filed a complaint asking the FTC to look into Zoom's actions after the disclosure of several vulnerabilities in its Mac client.

Privacy

Apple Removes Zoom Web Server From Macs

Zoom executives promise to improve their security response process as Apple pushes a silent update to remove the Zoom web server from Macs.

Apple, Vulnerability

Zoom Bug Allowed Access to Mac Webcam

A vulnerability in the Zoom client for Macs allowed an attacker to force a victim join a meeting with video enabled.

Vulnerability