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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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Congress Votes to Create New Federal Cybersecurity Agency

A bill that passed the House Tuesday will create the new Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency to handle the government's cybersecurity responsibilities.

Government

The Deep, Dark Reach of the Magecart Group

The Magecart group has been compromising web stores and skimming card numbers from them for several years, and security researchers are exposing much of the group's techniques and tactics.

Fraud

Google Data Shows Tiny Fraction of Android Devices Run Malicious Apps

A new transparency report on Android security shows that far less than one percent of all devices have a potentially harmful app running on them.

Android

U.S. Cyber Command is Making Foreign Malware Tools Public

A group within the U.S. Cyber Command is now contributing malware samples to VirusTotal, part of a broader strategy to put pressure on foreign adversaries.

Government

Google Expands Automated OSS-Fuzz Program

Google's OSS-Fuzz open source fuzzing project has identified more than 9,000 bugs in less than two years and is now expanding.

Google