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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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569 articles by Dennis Fisher

SolarWinds Patches Two New Flaws in Orion

SolarWinds has fixed two newly discovered bug in Orion, one of which can lead to remote code execution.

Solarwinds, Vulnerability

Microsoft Investigating Reported IE Zero Day

Microsoft is looking into a report of a zero day in Internet Explorer that a group of Korean researchers say used to target them.

Microsoft, Vulnerability

Making 0-Day Hard is Still Hard

The difficulty of detecting zero days in the wild and incomplete patches for the ones that are found is making life easier for attackers.

Google, Vulnerability

Political Campaigns Face Tough Security Challenges

The short lifespans and limited budgets of political campaigns adds to the security challenges they face as advanced adversaries target them.

Government, 2fa

Severe Bug in Libgcrypt Fixed

Developers have patched a serious heap buffer overflow in Libgcrypt that could be triggered easily when data is decrypted.

Vulnerability