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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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1155 articles by Dennis Fisher

Q&A: Joseph Menn on the Cult of the Dead Cow

In his new book on the Cult of the Dead Cow hacking group, Joseph Menn describes the environment that led to the cDc's creation and why the group remains so influential after more than 35 years.

Hacking

Google Turning On Confidential Mode by Default in G Suite

Google is planning to enable confidential mode by default for enterprise G Suite customers in June.

Google

Decipher Podcast: Joseph Menn

Joseph Menn, author of a new book on the Cult of the Dead Cow hacking group, joins Dennis Fisher to discuss the group, its influence, and why he thinks the cDc has survived so long.

Podcast

Researcher Finds Mac Gatekeeper Bypass

The OS X Gatekeeper security system can be bypassed with a new technique developed by researcher Filippo Cavallarin.

Apple

Docker Bug Allows Root Access to Host File System

A vulnerability in all versions of the Docker platform can give an attacker full read and write access to the host file system.

Docker