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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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Do Not Track Act Would Give Users More Power

The Do Not Track Act introduced by Sen. Josh Hawley would establish a single, enforceable mechanism for people to prevent data collection and online tracking.

Privacy

Google Stored Some G Suite Passwords in Plain Text

Some Google G Suite customers' passwords were stored in plain text on the company's network since 2005.

Google

Firefox Now Blocks Cryptominers and Fingerprinters

In Firefox 67, Mozilla has moved to block cryptominers and browser fingerprinters, which track users across the web.

Privacy

Security Basics Prove Highly Effective at Stopping Account Takeovers

New Google research on account takeovers found that basic account hygiene can defeat the vast majority of attacks.

Social Engineering, 2fa

Google Warns of Flaw in Some Titan Security Keys

A weakness in the Bluetooth pairing protocol in some Titan keys can leave them open to hijacking.

Google, 2fa