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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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599 articles by Dennis Fisher

Bluetooth Bug Lets Attackers Listen In

A flaw in the Bluetooth specification could let a nearby attacker intercept traffic between two paired devices.

Bluetooth Security

Government Seeks Answers in the Disinformation Age

Lawmakers and the federal government are looking for ways to counter influence and disinformation campaigns on social media and the wider Internet.

Disinformation

Regulation of Facial Recognition Not Likely Soon

Major tech companies and some lawmakers are pushing for rules on using facial recognition systems, but federal regulation isn't on the horizon.

Facial Recognition, Privacy

FTC Wants More Security and Privacy Authority

Two months into his job, FTC Chairman Joseph Simons says the commission needs more authority to enforce data security privacy violations.

Decipher

Wyden, Rubio Ask Google and Amazon to Restore Domain Fronting

Two powerful senators have asked executives at Google and Amazon to rethink their decisions to end the use of domain fronting on their cloud networks to help protect at-risk users.

Google, Privacy