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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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Google Makes DNS Over HTTPS Default in Chrome

Chrome 83 introduces default support for DNS over HTTPS to protects users' DNS queries from surveillance.

Encryption

Decipher Podcast: Ping Look

Ping Look, senior director of Microsoft's Detection and Response Team, joins Dennis Fisher to talk about her team's work helping enterprises recover from intrusions, the spike in ransomware infections, and understanding attacker behavior.

Podcast, Microsoft

Supercomputer Sites Still Struggling After Attacks

The attacks that hit numerous academic supercomputing sites have kept the powerful clusters offline for a week.

Supercomputers

Attacks Knock Supercomputing Sites Offline

A series of possibly related incidents has forced supercomputing site ARCHER in the UK and several others in Germany offline in the past few days.

Critical Infrastructure Security

Stuxnet’s Legacy Lives on in New Windows Bug

A vulnerability in the Windows print spooler service patched this week echoes a similar one exploited by the Stuxnet worm 10 years ago.

Microsoft