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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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400 articles by Dennis Fisher

Ransomware is the Present, But Cryptojacking is the Future

Cybercrime gangs are still making hay with ransomware, but a new report from Europol shows that malicious cryptomining is gaining momentum.

Ransomware, Cryptomining

Wyden Warns Foreign Attackers Targeting Senators’ Personal Accounts

Sen. Ron Wyden says foreign hackers are targeting the personal accounts of senators and is introducing legislation to help protect those accounts.

Government

Facebook Brings Bug Bounty to Developer Ecosystem

Facebook is expanding its bug bounty program to third-party apps and websites that might expose user tokens improperly.

Facebook, Bug Bounty

Cloudflare Makes InterPlanetary File System Globally Accessible

Cloudflare has released a gateway and browser extension to make the distributed IPFS network easily and securely accessible.

Encryption

Senators Question Lack of MFA at State Department

Five lawmakers have asked the Secretary of State for answers about his agency's failure to implement MFA despite a federal requirement to do so.

2fa