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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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Serious Flaws Found in Supermicro BMC Firmware

Researchers have identified seven serious flaws in the BMC firmware on many Supermicro motherboards that can lead to complete compromise of vulnerable servers.


Atlassian Fixes Zero Day in Confluence

Atlassian has released fixes for a zero day in its popular Confluence Server and Data Center products.


Critical Flaw Patched in Progress File Transfer Server

Progress Software has fixed a critical pre-authentication remote code execution bug in its WS_FTP Server product.

Progress Software

‘Marriages of Convenience’ Between State Actors and Cybercriminals Provide Cover for Both

U.S. authorities warn that cooperative efforts between state-sponsored actors and cybercrime groups make life more difficult for defenders and law enforcement.

Government, Ransomware

Pair of Serious Flaws Patched in BIND 9

A pair of serious vulnerabilities have been fixed in the widely deployed BIND 9 DNS server.