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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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508 articles by Dennis Fisher

Google Rejecting More Harmful, Suspicious Apps From Play Store

Google has increased the number of apps rejected from the Play Store by 55 percent, thanks to new policies and technology to identify potentially harmful apps.

Google, Android

APT Groups Moving Down the Supply Chain

A recent intrusion at Norwegian MSP Visma that researchers attribute to APT10 demonstrates the changing tactics of some advanced attack groups.

Apt

Root Code Execution Flaw Threatens Container Platforms

A flaw in runC, the underlying container runtime for many platforms, can give an attacker root access to vulnerable hosts.

Containers, Linux

Wyden, Rubio Ask CISA to Assess Threat From Foreign VPN Services

Two senators have asked the director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency to look into the national security threat from foreign-based VPNs.

Government

Q&A: David Scott Lewis

David Scott Lewis was the model for the David Lightman character in WarGames, a true hacker classic.

Hacking