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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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U.S. Indicts Four Russians Allegedly Behind Triton and Dragonfly Attacks

The U.S. has indicted four Russians it alleges are affiliated with the FSB and GRU units responsible for the Triton and Dragonfly attacks against critical infrastructure in the United States and abroad.

Russia

Azure Developers Targeted By Malicious NPM Packages

A recent campaign targeted Azure developers with malicious npm packages designed to look like legitimate tools.

Supply Chain

Okta Says Small Percentage of Customers Affected by Breach

The Lapsus$ hacking and extortion group claims to have had access to internal Okta systems since January, but the company said it looked into the incident at a third party and it was contained.

Okta, Data Breaches

Google Details New ‘Exotic Lily’ Initial Access Group

A new initial access broker known as Exotic Lily has used exploits for zero days and sells network access to cybercrime teams such as FIN12 for ransomware deployment.

Google, Malware

Container Escape Flaw Fixed in CRI-O Runtime Engine

A critical container escape flaw in the CRI-O Kubernetes runtime engine has been patched.

Kubernetes