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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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Apache Warns of Critical Flaw in Struts 2 Framework

There is a serious flaw in the file upload component in the Struts 2.3.x framework that can lead to remote code execution on vulnerable apps.

Apache

Crypto Implementation Flaws Found in Popular Solid-State Drives

Researchers at Radboud University have uncovered a number of serious weaknesses in self-encrypting solid-state drives.

Encryption

Wyden Proposes Severe Fines, Jail Time for Corporate Privacy Violations

Sen. Ron Wyden is circulating a draft of a bill that would punish corporate privacy violations with massive fines and potential jail time for executives.

Privacy

Google Boosts Account Security

Google has added some new protections designed to help users detect or recover from account compromises.

Google

Netflix Releases Stethoscope Desktop App to Check Device Health

Netflix has released a desktop version of its open source Stethoscope security health check tool, which provides detailed information on how to fix security issues on a device.

Open Source