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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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Apple to Encrypt iCloud Backups, Enable Hardware Security Keys for 2FA

Apple plans to enable end-to-end encryption for iCloud backups and allow people to use hardware security keys for 2FA in the coming months.

Apple

Cobalt Mirage Actors Deploying Drokbk Malware in Recent Campaigns

The Iranian Cobalt Mirage threat group has been using the Drokbk malware in recent intrusions and employing GitHub repositories as dead drop resolvers.

Apt, Iran

Q&A: Haroon Meer

Haroon Meer, hacker and founder of Thinkst, talks with Dennis Fisher about the current economic downturn and its effects on the security industry, as well as the value of listening to customers.

Q&a

North Korean APT37 Used Internet Explorer Zero Day

A North Korean state-backed actor known for targeting South Korean victims recently used an Internet Explorer zero day (CVE-2022-41128).

Apt, North Korea

Decipher Podcast: Haroon Meer Returns

Haroon Meer of Thinkst joins Dennis Fisher to talk about the state of the security industry, the value of treating customers with respect, and what the economic downturn could mean for the security community.

Podcast