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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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619 articles by Dennis Fisher

Naikon APT Deploys New Nebulae Backdoor

The Naikon APT group attributed to China has been using a new backdoor known as Nebulae in attacks against military organizations in Asia.

Apt, China

Supply Chain Attack Hits Passwordstate Password Manager

An attacker was able to compromise the update mechanism for the Click Studios Passwordstate password manager and insert a malicious DLL that harvested victims' usernames and passwords.

Supply Chain

Researchers Find New Chunk of SolarWinds Attackers’ Infrastructure

Researchers from RiskIQ have identified 18 additional C2 servers used by the APT29 attackers in their operation against SolarWinds and its customers.

Solarwinds

CISA Finds New Attacker Using Supernova Malware on SolarWinds Orion

CISA investigated an enterprise intrusion in which the attacker had legitimate credentials for the Pulse Secure VPN and then deployed the Supernova malware on a SolarWinds Orion instance.

Solarwinds, Cisa

The Hacker Movie Awards

It's Oscars season, so to celebrate the good, the bad, and the terrible in hacker movies, Zoe Lindsey, Pete Baker, and Dennis Fisher convene to hand out some fake awards for fake hacking.

Hacker Movies