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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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440 articles by Dennis Fisher

Foreign Cyberattacks ‘Getting Worse Not Better’

Senators and law enforcement officials warned that cyberattacks by foreign adversaries are reaching a critical point.

Government

Apple Fixes Passcode Bypasses in iOS 12.01

In a small update to iOS, Apple has fixed two bugs that allowed someone to bypass the passcode on a locked iPhone.

Apple

Hardware Security Keys Go Open Source With Solo

The Solo security keys are based on open-source software and hardware designs and work with both desktop and mobile devices for two-factor authentication.

2fa

Russian APTs Turla and Sofacy Sharing Code and Targets

Two Russian-speaking APT teams recently have been seen using shared code and targeting the same organizations.

Apt, Malware

Toward Dynamic Profiling of Adversaries

Creating static profiles of APT groups has limited value as tactics and tools shift constantly. So some researchers are advocating a move to dynamic profiles of adversaries.

Apt