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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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717 articles by Dennis Fisher

Azure OMIGOD Flaw Under Attack

The Azure OMI vulnerability (CVE-2021-38647) is under attack by several threat actors, including the Mirai botnet operators.

Mirai, Microsoft, Azure

New Turla Backdoor Identified

Cisco Talos researchers have identified a new backdoor being deployed by the Turla APT against targets in multiple countries.

Apt, Russia

MSHTML Zero Day Exploits Used Shared Infrastructure With Ransomware Group

Attackers exploiting the CVE-2021-40444 Windows flaw used infrastructure also known to be associated with a ransomware group.

Microsoft, Windows

Re-Deciphering Hackers

On the anniversary of the release of Hackers, Zoe Lindsey and Pete Baker join Dennis Fisher to talk about the cultural influence of the movie, the effect it's had on hacker culture, and why it is still so beloved today.

Hacker Movies, Podcast

Apple Patches Two iOS Bugs Exploited in the Wild

Apple has patched two iOS vulnerabilities that have been exploited in the wild, including one that requires no user interaction.

Apple