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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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527 articles by Dennis Fisher

FTC Questions Broadband Providers on Data Collection and Privacy Policies

The FTC sent letters to the major U.S. broadband providers asking for information on exactly what customer data they collect and how they handle it.

Government Security

iOS 12.2 Fixes Serious SMS, Kernel Flaws

In iOS 12.2 Apple has patched many serious flaws, including an SMS bug that allows code execution with one click.

Apple, Ios Security

Q&A: Joe FitzPatrick

Hardware security researcher Joe FitzPatrick explains how non-experts should assess claims of hardware implants and backdoors.

Hardware, Q&a

Decipher Podcast: Joe FitzPatrick

Dennis Fisher speaks with hardware security researcher Joe FitzPatrick about finding and verifying hardware implants.

Podcast, Hardware

Into the Pandora’s Box of Hardware Implants

Joe FitzPatrick, one of the small number of hardware security experts, says security teams and operators need to ask hard questions when they see claims of malicious hardware implants.

Hardware