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Dennis Fisher

Editor in Chief

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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712 articles by Dennis Fisher

Android Bug Allows Geolocation of Users

There's a flaw in Android that allows an attacker to capture the MAC address and other information to track users.

Google, Android

Competing Election Security Bills Stuck in Senate

Two separate election security bills, with different concepts of how to fix the problem, are both mired in committee in the Senate.

Election Security, Government

Decipher Podcast: Andy Greenberg

Andy Greenberg of Wired magazine joins Dennis Fisher to talk about the incredible story of the NotPetya malware outbreak.

Podcast, Malware

Senators Want Independent Security Testing of Voting Machines

Four influential senators are asking a voting machine vendor to allow security researchers to test their products.

Election Security

Decipher Black Hat Panel

Decipher's Black Hat panel featured editors Dennis Fisher and Fahmida Rashid, along with fellow journalists, security researchers, and marketing executives in a broad discussion of security topics.

Black Hat