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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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490 articles by Dennis Fisher

EmoCrash Exploit Helped Slow the Spread of Emotet for Months

The EmoCrash exploit took advantage of a flaw in the Emotet trojan's code to help defenders stop the malware for more than six months.

Emotet, Malware

Apache Warns of Serious Flaw in Struts

A vulnerability in Apache Struts (CVE-2019-0230) can lead to remote code execution in some circumstances.

Apache

Decipher Podcast: Jennifer Leggio

Dennis Fisher is joined by Jennifer Leggio, CMO of Claroty, to talk about her career path from journalist to executive and the challenges of learning the intricacies of security in OT environments.

Podcast

NSA and FBI Detail Russian Use of Drovorub Linux Malware

The NSA and FBI have exposed a previously unknown malware tool called Drovorub that the agencies say has been deployed by APT28.

Government

Microsoft Patches Zero Days Used in Targeted Attacks

Microsoft on Tuesday patched flaws in Internet Explorer an Windows that have been used in active attacks.

Microsoft