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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

Mirai Malware Expands Reach to New Processors

Researchers have uncovered a new version of the Mirai malware that targets several different processor architectures, including OpenRISC.


Amazon Increases Security For CloudFront Domains

Amazon CloudFront now requires domain owners to have an SSL certificate for alternate domain names to help prove ownership.


Decipher Podcast: Patrick Wardle

Mac security researcher Patrick Wardle joins Dennis Fisher to discuss his research and Mac malware.


Apache Patches Serious Privilege Escalation Flaw

Apache has fixed a root privilege escalation vulnerability in its popular web server software, which runs on millions of servers.


U.S.-Based Malware Hosting Setup Possibly Tied to Necurs Botnet

Bromium researchers have been tracking a phishing and malware campaign, possibly linked to the Necurs botnet, that uses infrastructure in the U.S.