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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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Russian Group Forest Blizzard Deploying GooseEgg Tool to Exploit CVE-2022-38028

A Russian threat group known as Forest Blizzard has been using a custom tool called GooseEgg to exploit a Windows Print Spooler (CVE-2022-38028) for several years.

Microsoft, Russia

UK Police Take Down LabHost Phishing Service

Europol and a collection of UK law enforcement agencies have disrupted the LabHost phishing platform, which targeted victims globally.

Ransomware, Labhost

Decipher Podcast: Cody Stokes

Cody Stokes, a security leader at Procellis Technology, joins Dennis Fisher to talk about his time in the Marine Corps, the challenges of breaking into the cybersecurity field, and the fulfillment he gets from helping to protect users.

Podcast

Critical Crypto Bug Fixed in PuTTY

Many versions of the PuTTY client have a weakness that can generate biased ECDSA nonces and enable an attacker to eventually recover private encryption keys.

Encryption

CISA Warns of Sisense Breach

CISA is warning of a customer data breach at Sisense, a provider of business data analytics platforms, but the details of the incident are scarce still.

Sisense