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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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605 articles by Dennis Fisher

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

Microsoft Wants Federal Regulation of Facial Recognition Technology

Microsoft President Brad Smith is asking Congress to step in and regulate the use of facial recognition technology to help prevent abuse.

Privacy, Facial Recognition

The Rise and Rise of Business Email Compromise Scams

The FBI estimates that BEC scams have cost victims nearly $13 billion in the last year and a half, a major increase that shows no signs of being an anomaly.

Phishing

Google Rolls Out New Defense Against Spectre and Meltdown

Chrome now includes a new feature called Site Isolation that can help defend against speculative execution attacks in the browser.

Google

How iOS 11.4.1 Stops USB Attacks and Bad Emojis

In its latest release of iOS, Apple has included a new feature called Restricted Mode that can prevent USB-based attacks.

Apple