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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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New Android Ransomware Variant Shows Constant Evolution

A new Android ransomware strain known as MalLocker.B is using new techniques to persist and evade defenses.

Ransomware, Android

Global Privacy Control Protocol Aims to Pick Up Where Do Not Track Left Off

The new Global Privacy Control protocol is designed to let users tell websites not to sell their data.

Privacy

UHS Recovering From Malware Infection

Universal Health Services says most of its network and applications are back online after a massive malware infection hit the company last week.

Ransomware

China-Linked Hackers Found Using UEFI Rootkit

The newly discovered MosaicRegressor framework has been used by attackers linked to China to deliver a UEFI rootkit in some targets.

Apt

House Version of EARN IT Act Introduced

The EARN IT Act has now made its was into the House of Representatives, with a key change from the Senate version's stance on encryption.

Encryption, Government