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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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VMware Fixes vRealize Log Insight RCE Bugs

Researchers have developed an exploit for a group of vulnerabilities in VMware vRealize Log Insight that can lead to remote code execution as root.


GitHub Says Attacker Stole Encrypted Code-Signing Certificates for Desktop and Atom

An attacker exfiltrated three encrypted code-signing certificates from GitHub used to sign versions of Desktop for Mac and Atom.


ISC Patches Serious DoS Flaw in BIND

The ISC has released a fix for a serious denial-of-service vulnerability in many versions of BIND 9.


U.S. Takes Down Hive Ransomware Infrastructure

The FBI and international alw enforcement agencies have taken down the Hive ransomware infrastructure.


Google Cracks Down on Dragonbridge Pro-China Information Operation

Google has disrupted more than 50,000 accounts linked to the Dragonbridge pro-China information operation in the last year.