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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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Resilience Seen as a Key to Critical Infrastructure Security

Attackers are focusing their attention on critical infrastructure operators, and building resilience into those networks is a key to defending them, experts say.

Government, Critical Infrastructure

GitHub Launches Private Vulnerability Reporting

GitHub has launched a new feature that enables researchers to privately report vulnerabilities to repository maintainers.

Github

Lenovo Patches BIOS Flaws That Lead to Secure Boot Modification

Lenovo has patched three vulnerabilities in the BIOS in many of its laptops that could allow an attacker to modify the secure boot process.

Bios

Apple Fixes Code Execution Flaw in Xcode

Apple has fixed four flaws in its Xcode IDE, including a remote code execution flaw in Git (CVE-2022-39260).

Apple

New Analysis Ties Black Basta Ransomware to FIN7 Tools

Researchers at SentinelLabs have identified several links between the Black Basta ransomware actors and the FIN7 cybercrime group.

Ransomware