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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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358 articles by Dennis Fisher

Firefox to Allow Users to Delete Telemetry Data

As CCPA goes into effect, Mozilla is making a change that will allow people to request the deletion of any telemetry data collected by Firefox.

Privacy, Firefox

Microsoft Targets North Korean Hackers in Domain Takedown

Microsoft took over 50 domains used by threat actors known as Thallium, which the company says are operating from North Korea.

Microsoft, APT

Drupal Patches Arbitrary File Upload Flaw

Drupal has released fixes for a file-upload flaw that could lead to remote code execution.

Vulnerabilities

Apple Opens Up Bug Bounty Program

Apple has opened its bug bounty program up to the broad research community, offering payments of up to $1.5 million.

Apple

Google to Pay for Security Upgrades in Open Source Projects

Google is amending its patch reward program to provide up-front financial support for open source projects that need money to make security improvements.

Google