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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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407 articles by Dennis Fisher

VMware Patches Critical Flaw That Allows Guest Escape

A critical flaw in VMware Fusion and Workstation could allow an attacker to run arbitrary code on the host from the guest.

Vulnerabilities

Decipher Podcast: Jo Van Bulck

Jo Van Bulck of KU Leuven joins Dennis Fisher to discuss the new load value injection attacks on processors.

Podcast

EARN IT Act Casts a Long Shadow on Encrypted Services

More senators are expressing support for the EARN IT Act despite its serious threat to encrypted services and user privacy.

Encryption, Government

Microsoft Disrupts Necurs Botnet

Microsoft has taken over the control infrastructure for the Necurs botnet, disrupting the operations of the notorious spam and malware-distribution network.

Microsoft, Botnet

Yubico Warns of OTP-Replay Issue In Validation Server

The Yubico Validation Server contains a pair of vulnerabilities, one of which allows the replay of one-time passwords.

2fa