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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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1143 articles by Dennis Fisher

U.S. Leaders Warn of Chinese Attacks on Critical Infrastructure

The Department of Justice has disrupted an attack campaign by Chinese state-sponsored attackers on U.S. critical infrastrucutre and says that country's targeting of civilian resources is a "low blow".

Government, China

Decipher Podcast: Kevin Tian and Rahul Madduluri

Kevin Tian and Rahhul Madduluri, co-founders of Doppel, join Dennis Fisher to discuss the emerging threats of AI-enabled phishing and brand impersonation and how AI can also be used to detect and stop these attacks.


For AI Risk, ‘The Real Answer Has to be Regulation’

The development and deployment of AI systems based on LLMs includes many inherent risks and should be regulated, and soon, experts say.

AI, Government

Apple Patches WebKit Zero Day, Adds Stolen Device Protection in iOS

Apple has fixed a actively exploited WebKit bug (CVE-2024-23222) in iOS and macOS. and added a new security feature called Stolen Device Protection.


Russian COLDRIVER Group Uses New Backdoor to Target Governments

The Russian APT known as COLDRIVER is using a new backdoor called SPICA in phishing campaigns against NGOs and governments.

Russia, Phishing