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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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618 articles by Dennis Fisher

EtterSilent Builder Gains Momentum in Malware Campaigns

The EtterSilent builder has been used in campaigns alongside Ryuk ransomware, the Gozi banking trojan, and BazarLoader.

Trickbot, Malware

Decipher Podcast: Idan Plotnik

Idan Plotnik, CEO of Apiiro, joins Dennis Fisher to talk about taking a risk-based approach to code and securing the software development lifecycle.

Podcast

Enterprises Are Patching Faster, Reducing Vulnerability Debt

Enterprises are patching more high-risk vulnerabilities faster now than just a year ago, new data from Kenna Security shows.

Vulnerability Management

Iranian APT Group Phosphorus Targets Medical Researchers

The Phosphorus attack group, also known as Charming Kitten, recently targeted medical researchers in a new spear phishing campaign.

Apt, Iran

Decipher Podcast: Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

Decipher's new executive editor, Lindsey O'Donnell-Welch, joins Dennis Fisher to talk about getting into security journalism, the challenges of telling highly technical stories, and how it can help defenders do their jobs more efficiently.

Podcast