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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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330 articles by Dennis Fisher

New Variant of ZombieLoad Bypasses Intel Mitigations

Security researchers at Graz University of Technology in Austria discovered the fixes for the ZombieLoad speculative execution attacks on Intel processors were not completely effective. The researchers have disclosed a new variant that works on Intel processors that have hardware mitigations in place.

Hardware, Intel

Decipher Podcast: Chris Wysopal

Chris Wysopal of Veracode joins Dennis Fisher to dive into the company's new State of Software Security report.

L0pht, Podcast

Microsoft Warns of Possible Further BlueKeep Exploits

BlueKeep exploits have been seen installing a cryptominer, but Microsoft is warning customers that more damaging attacks could be coming.

Microsoft

The Future is Encrypted

The move by Google and Mozilla to implement DNS over HTTPS in their browsers is drawing fire from ISPs, which rely on DNS visibility to gather user data.

Privacy

Online Privacy Act Would Create Federal Privacy Agency

A new privacy bill in the House of Representatives would create a new Digital Privacy Agency and punish companies for data misuse.

Privacy