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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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1062 articles by Dennis Fisher

When Privacy Goes to Washington

A new bill by Sen. Marco Rubio and a push for regulation of data brokers by Apple's Tim Cook has put privacy up front during the government shutdown.

Privacy, Apple, Government

Decipher Podcast: Nate Cardozo

Dennis Fisher talks with Nate Cardozo of the EFF about the UK's proposal to add an invisible third party to encrypted communications.

Podcast

Magecart Targets Advertising Supply Chain in New Attack

Magecart Group 12 was able to compromise a French online advertising provider to spread a skimmer to hundreds of victim sites.

Cybercrime, Magecart

Decades-Old Flaws Found in SCP Clients

Several SCP clients, including OpenSSH, are vulnerable to a set of bugs that can allow an attacker to download arbitrary files.

Vulnerability

Researchers Uncover Serious Flaws in Access Management System

Tenable Security researchers have found a series of flaws in the PremiSys access management system that can allow admin access to the application.

Vulnerabilities