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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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317 articles by Dennis Fisher

Firefox Now Blocks Third-Party Cookies by Default

Mozilla has added Enhanced Tracking Protection to Firefox to block tracking cookies in the browser by default.

Privacy, Mozilla

Modified Orcus and Revenge RATs Infesting Networks

Researchers have found modified versions of the Orcus and Revenge RATs being delivered through effective phishing campaigns.

Malware

Long-Running Attack Campaign Targeted iPhones

Researchers from Google Project Zero uncovered a multiyear campaign that targeted iPhones with sophisticated exploit chains delivered through hacked websites.

Apple, Ios

Imperva Discloses Data Breach, Theft of Customer API Keys

Security firm Imperva says that API keys and SSL certificates for some of its Cloud WAF customers were exposed in a data breach.

Data Breaches

Attackers Targeting Vulnerability in Pulse Secure VPN

The CVE-2019-11510 vulnerability in Pulse Secure VPN is drawing considerable attention from attackers now that an exploit is publicly available.

VPN