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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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187 articles by Dennis Fisher

BIND 9 Contains Serious Memory Leak

Some versions of BIND 9 contain a severe memory leak that can exhaust the memory resources on a vulnerable server.

BIND

19-Year-Old Bug Haunts WinRAR

A bug that can grant arbitrary code execution has been lurking in the WinRAR compression utility since 2000.

Vulnerabilities

Brushaloader Threat Evolves and Adapts Quickly

The Brushaloader malware threat, which often loads the Danabot banking trojan, is expanding its target base and refining its tactics.

Malware

Brutal Hacks Teach Hard Disaster Recovery Lessons

The hack of VFEmail, a hosted email provider, can be a reminder of how disaster recovery planning can be a life saver.

Disaster Recovery

Google Rejecting More Harmful, Suspicious Apps From Play Store

Google has increased the number of apps rejected from the Play Store by 55 percent, thanks to new policies and technology to identify potentially harmful apps.

Google, Android