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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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379 articles by Dennis Fisher

Senators Want Independent Security Testing of Voting Machines

Four influential senators are asking a voting machine vendor to allow security researchers to test their products.

Election Security

Decipher Black Hat Panel

Decipher's Black Hat panel featured editors Dennis Fisher and Fahmida Rashid, along with fellow journalists, security researchers, and marketing executives in a broad discussion of security topics.

Black Hat

Set of Serious Bugs Haunts Ghostscript

A Google security researcher has discovered a series of sandbox bypass vulnerabilities in the Ghostscript interpreter that threaten many Linux servers.

Linux

Microsoft Targets Fancy Bear Hacking Group

Microsoft has taken over six domains associated with a Russian-backed hacking group known to have targeted U.S. political campaigns and candidates.

Microsoft

How Android P Upgrades User and Device Security

Security in Android P is significantly different than in previous versions, as Google has added many new defensive measures.

Android, Google