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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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CISA Warns of Serious Flaws in CONPROSYS HMI Software

A set of serious flaws in the Contec CONPROSYS HMI software that could allow remote code execution have been addressed in an update.


Bill Would Provide Funding for Security Research on Energy Infrastructure

A new bill would provide funding for security research at the university level into threats to the energy sector.

Critical Infrastructure, Government

Attacks Target Control Web Panel Flaw

Exploit attempts are ramping up against a flaw in Control Web Panel that allows unauthenticated remote code execution.


Decipher Podcast: Chris Eng on the State of Software Security

Chris Eng, chief research officer at Veracode, joins Dennis Fisher to discuss the company's new State of Software Security report, whether we're getting better at fixing bugs, and the fragility of open source projects an the software supply chain.


MegaCortex Ransomware Decryptor Released

BitDefender has released a decryption tool for the MegaCortex ransomware variant.