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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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Attackers Target Critical VMware Bug

There is active exploitation of the vCenter Server bug disclosed last week, along with mass scanning activity looking for vulnerable servers.

Vmware

FISMA Update Could Boost CISA’s Authority

Potential new legislation to update FISMA could codify CISA's role and grant it additional authority.

Government, Ransomware

U.S. Warns of Continued Threat from Conti Ransomware

A joint advisory from the FBI, CISA, and NSA warns that the Conti ransomware operation is still a threat to enterprises, despite some takedowns of its infrastructure.

Ransomware

VMware Fixes Critical Flaw in vCenter Server

VMware has released a fix for a critical file-upload vulnerability, along with nearly 20 other bugs in vCenter Server.

Vmware

New Turla Backdoor Identified

Cisco Talos researchers have identified a new backdoor being deployed by the Turla APT against targets in multiple countries.

Apt, Russia