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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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State Actors Targeting WinRAR Flaw in Multiple Campaigns

APT groups from Russia and China are targeting CVE-2023-38831 in WinRAR in multiple campaigns, deploying custom and commodity malware.

Russia, China

HTTP/2 Rapid Reset Flaw Affects All Major Web Servers

A new flaw in HTTP/2 known as Rapid Reset has enabled threat actors to launch massive DDoS attacks and is believed to affect all modern web servers.

Ddos

Decipher Podcast: Alessio Setaro

Alessio Setaro, CISO of Leroy Merlin Italy, joins Dennis Fisher to talk about his path to becoming a CISO, the challenges of breaking down silos in an organization, and why security is a people-first challenge.

Podcast

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.

Hardware

Atlassian Fixes Zero Day in Confluence

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

Atlassian