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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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506 articles by Dennis Fisher

Google Patches Bug Used in Active Attacks Against Chrome

Google has fixed a flaw in the FreeType library that attackers are attempting to exploit against Chrome users.

Google

Trickbot Up to Its Old Tricks

Days after a takedown operation, the Trickbot botnet is back up and running with new C2 servers in Europe and South America.

Botnet, Malware

SonicWall Fixes Critical Flaw in Firewall Appliances

A critical flaw in SonicOS could lead to remote code execution in vulnerable SonicWall firewall appliances.

Vpn

Microsoft Fixes Ping of Death Flaw in Windows

A flaw (CVE-2020-16898) in Windows 10 and Server 2019 can allow remote code execution with one malformed ICMP packet.

Microsoft

FIN11 Cybercrime Group Uses Ransomware, Extortion to Cash In

The newly identified FIN11 group uses the Clop ransomware and various public malware tools in operations against companies around the world.

Ransomware, Cybercrime