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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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523 articles by Dennis Fisher

Google Discloses Unpatched Windows Flaw Used in Attacks

A windows kernel bug (CVE-2020-17087) is being used in active targeted attacks alongside a recently fixed Chrome bug.

Microsoft, Google

Decipher Podcast: Jeremy Kennelly

Jeremy Kennelly of Mandiant joins Dennis Fisher to discuss the spike in ransomware infections in health care organizations and how ransomware operators are evolving their tactics.

Podcast, Ransomware

CISA, Microsoft Warn of Continued Attacks on Zerologon Bug

The Zerologon (CVE-2020-1472) vulnerability is continuing to draw attention from attackers and Microsoft is urging enterprises to patch immediately.

Microsoft

If Catching All Attackers Is the Goal, A New Path is Needed

Stairwell, a new startup founded by Google and Chronicle veteran Mike Wiacek, aims to help more organizations stop high-level attackers.

Threat Intelligence, Google

U.S. Sanctions Russian Institute for Triton Malware

The Office of Foreign Assets Control announced sanctions against a Russian research institute for deploying the Triton ICS malware.

Government