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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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760 articles by Dennis Fisher

Decipher Podcast: Robert Hansen Returns

Robert Hansen (aka RSnake) joins Dennis Fisher to talk about his new research on NaN injection in Python and the issues with the software supply chain.


Russia Arrests Alleged REvil Ransomware Members at U.S. Urging

The Russian FSB has arrested 14 alleged members of the REvil ransomware group after U.S. officials urged the country to move against the group.

Ransomware, Governance

Tech Leaders, Federal Officials Seek a Way Forward for Open Source Security

White House officials and leaders from Apple, Google, GitHub, and other companies met to discuss ways to improve the security of open source projects critical to national security.

Open Source, Log4j

China-Based Actors Using Log4Shell Bug for Ransomware Deployment

Threat actors known as DEV-0401 based in China are exploiting the Log4Shell vulnerability to deploy the NightSky ransomware.


Researchers Find Log4Shell Type Flaw in H2 Database Console

Researchers have found a Log4Shell-like flaw in the H2 database console, which allows remote code execution.