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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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1165 articles by Dennis Fisher

Long-Running Attack Campaign Targeted iPhones

Researchers from Google Project Zero uncovered a multiyear campaign that targeted iPhones with sophisticated exploit chains delivered through hacked websites.

Apple, Ios

Imperva Discloses Data Breach, Theft of Customer API Keys

Security firm Imperva says that API keys and SSL certificates for some of its Cloud WAF customers were exposed in a data breach.

Data Breaches

Attackers Targeting Vulnerability in Pulse Secure VPN

The CVE-2019-11510 vulnerability in Pulse Secure VPN is drawing considerable attention from attackers now that an exploit is publicly available.

Vpn

Data Shows IoT Security is Moving Backward

An extensive study by the Cyber Independent Testing Lab of IoT device firmware shows many vendors removing hardening technologies over time.

Iot Security

Google and Mozilla Block Kazakhstan HTTPS Interception

A month after the Kazakh government began performing HTTPS interception on some of its citizens, Google and Mozilla have blocked that effort by dropping trust for the government's root certificate.

HTTPS, Google