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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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Amazon Increases Security For CloudFront Domains

Amazon CloudFront now requires domain owners to have an SSL certificate for alternate domain names to help prove ownership.

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Decipher Podcast: Patrick Wardle

Mac security researcher Patrick Wardle joins Dennis Fisher to discuss his research and Mac malware.

Podcast

Apache Patches Serious Privilege Escalation Flaw

Apache has fixed a root privilege escalation vulnerability in its popular web server software, which runs on millions of servers.

Apache

U.S.-Based Malware Hosting Setup Possibly Tied to Necurs Botnet

Bromium researchers have been tracking a phishing and malware campaign, possibly linked to the Necurs botnet, that uses infrastructure in the U.S.

Malware

Cloudflare Warp VPN Aims to Bring Security to Mobile Connections

Cloudflare is rolling out a new mobile VPN service called Warp that's built on top of its 1.1.1.1 DNS resolver.

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