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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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Iranian APT Using Custom Tool to Scrape Gmail, Outlook Inboxes

The Iranian APT group known as Charming Kitten has been using a new tool called HYPERSCRAPE to steal the contents of Gmail, Yahoo, and Outlook 365 inboxes.

Google, Iran

Bug in CrowdStrike Falcon Allows Removal of Security Agent

Researchers have disclosed a bug in some versions of CrowdStrike Falcon that allows an attacker with admin privileges to uninstall the security agent.

Crowdstrike

Cryptojacking Not Dead Yet

Microsoft has been tracking a recent cryptojacking campaign that abuses Windows binaries to stay hidden.

Cryptojacking

Apple, Google Fix Zero Days Under Active Attack

Apple and Google have released fixes for iOS and macOS, and Chrome, respectively, to address bugs that have been exploited in the wild.

Apple, Google

RubyGems Requires MFA for Popular Projects

RubyGems is now requiring projects with more than 180 million downloads to use MFA, and may extend the requirement to other projects.

China