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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.

Featured Articles

400 articles by Dennis Fisher

The Short, Unhappy Lives of Five Zero Days

Google's Threat Analysis Group discovered one attacker exploiting five separate zero days in several applications last year, a highly unusual attack pattern.

Google, Phishing

Attackers Target Home Routers With DNS-Changing Hack

Attackers are compromising home routers and changing the DNS settings to redirect victims to a site serving malware.

Malware

APT41 Campaign Targeted Companies in 20 Countries

APT41, an attack group connected to China, has been running a broad campaign using public exploits and flaws to target companies in 20 countries.

Apt

Buffer Overflow in Memcached Fixed

A buffer overflow in the memcached tool has been patched after a public disclosure of the details and proof-of-concept exploit code.

Vulnerabilities

Unpatched Windows Flaws Under Active Attack

Two new Windows vulnerabilities related to the Adobe Type Manager library are being exploited in targeted attacks.

Microsoft