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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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Decipher Podcast: Amanda Gorton

Amanda Gorton, CEO and cofounder of Corellium, joins Dennis Fisher to discuss her path from studying classics to found two security startups, the challenges of building a unique platform, and the opportunity to help address IoT security.

Podcast, Apple

U.S. Indicts Two Alleged REvil Operators, Seizes $6 Million in Payments

The Justice Department indicted a Russian and a Ukrainian in connection with REvil ransomware operations, including the attack on Kaseya.

Ransomware

U.S. Blocks Exports to NSO Group, Other Firms Over National Security Concerns

The Commerce Department added NSO Group, Candiru, Positive Technologies, and COSEINC to its Entity List, restricting exports of software and hardware to them.

Government, Spyware

BlackMatter Ransomware Group Claim It’s Shutting Down

The BlackMatter ransomware group says it is closing up shop after pressure from authorities and the disappearance of some members.

Ransomware

Firefox 94 Adds Site Isolation to Mitigate Side-Channel Attacks

Mozilla has added site isolation to Firefox 94 to defend against side-channel attacks such as Spectre and Meltdown.

Firefox