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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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1080 articles by Dennis Fisher

Deciphering Office Space

Office Space mixes the ennui of the late '90s tech industry and the pain of a dead-end job like no other movie. This is Deciphering Office Space.

Podcast, Hacker Movies

FBI Takes DDoS-For-Hire Sites Offline

The Justice Department and FBI targeted 15 sites that offer DDoS-for-hire services and charged three men with running some of the sites.

Ddos

Deciphering Hackers

The movie Hackers has become a cult classic more than 20 years after its release and helped introduce hacking to the general public.

Podcast, Hacker Movies

Malicious Cryptomining Remains a Threat Despite Currency Crashes

The threat of malicious cryptomining has not waned even as the value of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has plummeted in recent months.

Malware

Developers Worry About Long-Term Effects of Anti-Encryption Law

Developers of secure messaging apps say there could be unforeseen long-range effects of anti-encryption laws in Australia and elsewhere.

Privacy, Encryption