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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

The Faces Change, But the Crypto Problem Remains the Same

The FBI and NSA desire to weaken encryption is still the same, despite change at the top of the agencies.

Encryption

Privacy Concerns Arise With Some Connected Cars

Some connected cars will download and permanently store data from phones that sync to them.

Uber Releases Metta Adversarial Simulation Tool

The Uber Metta adversarial simulation tool allows defenders to test their network detection systems.

Network Security, Tools

‘Nothing’s Going to Last Forever’: An Oral History of the LØpht, Part Four

In 1999 a group of venture capitalists came together to buy the L0pht and make it part of @stake, a security consulting firm.

L0pht

How Attackers Try to Outmaneuver Google Play Security

Malicious app developers are using anti-reverse engineering tactics to get around Google Play security restrictions.

Google