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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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Tor Browser Comes to Android

The Tor Browser, which allows for private web browsing, is now available for the Android platform.

Encryption

Crypto Backdoor Law Unlikely Soon

Policy experts say that legislation mandating encryption backdoors are not on the horizon in the U.S., but could be a reality soon in the U.K. and Australia.

Encryption

Facebook and Twitter Move to Fight Disinformation Campaigns

The two dominant social media platforms are changing the way they verify users in an effort to fight foreign influence operations.

Facebook, Twitter, Disinformation

Five Eyes Countries Press for Encryption Laws

The governments of the Five Eyes countries say that if tech companies can't help find a way to provide access to encrypted data, laws may be the answer.

Encryption

Firefox Will Soon Block Trackers by Default

Mozilla is moving to block all web trackers by default in an upcoming release of Firefox.

Privacy