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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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341 articles by Dennis Fisher

Q&A: Ron Deibert

The sale and use of surveillance software is largely unregulated and unexamined, but Ron Deibert and his team at the Citizen Lab are working to change that through research into abuses.

Privacy, Surveillance

Decipher Podcast: Brian Donohue

Brian Donohue of Red Canary joins Dennis Fisher to discuss the news and insights from Cyberwarcon.

Podcast

Hack the Titan M, Get $1 Million

Google is now offering a top bounty of $1 million for a full chain remote code execution exploit that gains persistence on the Titan M chip on Pixel phones.

Android, Google

AWS Adds New Protections Against SSRF, Other Web App Attacks

The new AWS IMDSv2 security feature mitigates common attacks that take advantage of SSRF, open WAFs, and open layer 3 firewalls.

AWS Security, Cloud

Decipher Podcast: Ron Deibert

Ron Deibert of Citizen Lab joins Dennis Fisher to discuss his team's work on investigating surveillance vendors and helping victims.

Podcast