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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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302 articles by Dennis Fisher

AMD Releases Spectre Mitigations

AMD has released mitigations for the Spectre vulnerability that affects some of its processors.

Vulnerability

WebAuthn Offers a Glimpse Into a Potentially Password-Less Future

The WebAuthn specification from the W3C could make password-free authentication a reality in the near future.

Multifactor Authentication

How a Researcher Found the Panera Data Leak

Security researcher Dylan Houlihan discovered an issue that leaked data from the Panera Bread site, including customer names, phone numbers, and other information.

Data Breaches

Facebook Moves to Restrict Access to User Data

Facebook is making privacy changes designed to restrict apps' access to user data.

Privacy, Facebook

Here Come the Malicious Cryptominers

Malicious cryptominers are taking over for ransomware, thanks to quicker ROI and less attention from law enforcement.

Cryptomining, Cryptocurrency