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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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457 articles by Dennis Fisher

Pandemic-Related Malware Activity Falling Off

Malware and phishing campaigns preying on interest in the COVID-19 crisis have spiked but are now falling off in many places.

Microsoft, Malware

Intel to Add Hardware Defense Against Subtle Attacks

Intel's new Control-Flow Enforcement Technology will be built into its forthcoming Tiger Lake processors and integrated with Windows 10.

Intel, Microsoft

FBI Warns of Increase in Banking Trojan Attacks

The FBI is warning of a potential spike in mobile banking app attacks resulting from a drop in the number of people visiting physical bank branches.

2fa

Critical Flaw Patched in Windows SMB

Microsoft fixed a critical remote code execution flaw in the SMBv1 protocol in many of the current Windows versions.

Microsoft

Into the Great Wide Open With CVE-2020-0688

Hundreds of thousands of Exchange servers are still vulnerable to a dangerous flaw (CVE-2020-0688) four months after Microsoft released a patch for it.

Microsoft