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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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CISA Warns of Flaws in Contec Health Patient Monitoring Devices

CISA is warning customers about several locally exploitable flaws in Contec Health CMS8000 devices.


Apple Fixes Zero Day in Older iOS Devices

Apple has released an update for older iOS devices and iPhones to address an actively exploited WebKit zero day (CVE-2022-32893).


Attacker Stole Portion of LastPass Source Code

An attacker was able to compromise a developer account and steal a portion of the LastPass source code recently, the company said. But no customer data was affected.


Phishing Campaign Targets PyPI Project Maintainers

The PyPI maintainers say a new phishing campaign is targeting Python project maintainers and aiming to steal credentials and compromise projects.

Open Source Security, Pypi, Github

Iranian APT Using Custom Tool to Scrape Gmail, Outlook Inboxes

The Iranian APT group known as Charming Kitten has been using a new tool called HYPERSCRAPE to steal the contents of Gmail, Yahoo, and Outlook 365 inboxes.

Google, Iran