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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

The Upside of the Twitter Password Bug

The Twitter password bug caused an uproar, but the company's handling of it shows the potential value of being transparent about security.

Twitter

Rowhammer, Android and the Future of Hardware Attacks

A team from a Dutch university have developed an attack that can remotely compromise some Android devices using the Rowhammer technique.

Rowhammer, Android

Hack Back Bill Looms in Georgia

The Georgia governor may soon sign a bill that would legalize active cybersecurity defense measures.

Legislation

Privacy, Human Rights Groups Decry Russian Ban on Telegram

Russia's ban of Telegram, the encrypted messaging app, is drawing criticism from privacy and human rights groups.

Encryption

Key Escrow By Any Other Name is Still Key Escrow

Ray Ozzie's Clear key escrow proposal for decrypting devices relies on a secure processor that doesn't yet exist.

Encryption