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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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700 articles by Dennis Fisher

Nobelium Attackers Compromised Microsoft Customer Support Agent

Microsoft said the Nobelium threat group recently compromised one of its customer support agents and then used stolen account information to target some customers.

Microsoft, Russia

Decipher Podcast: Mark Werremeyer and Bryce Kerley on Hack-a-Sat

Mark Werremeyer and Bryce Kerley join Dennis Fisher to talk about the Hack-a-Sat CTF competition at DEF CON and the need for collaboration between aerospace engineers and cybersecurity professionals.

Podcast, Defcon

Mozilla Rally Aims to Give Control of Personal Data Back to Users

Mozilla Rally is a new data platform that allows Firefox users to consent to the use of some browsing information for research studies.

Mozilla, Privacy

VMware Fixes Critical Authentication Bypass in Carbon Black App Control

VMware has released a patch for a critical authentication bypass flaw in its Carbon Black App Control product.

Vmware

LV Ransomware Group Repurposed REvil Binary, Researchers Find

Secureworks researchers found that the LV ransomware group is using a repurposed, slightly modified version of the REvil ransomware binary.

Ransomware