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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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473 articles by Dennis Fisher

U.S. Says Russia, Other Nations, Are Uncooperative on Cybercrime Investigations

A deputy U.S. attorney general said that Russia and other nations stonewall cybercrime investigations and called for international cooperation.

Cybercrime, Privacy

AWS Adds Feature to Block Public Access to S3 Buckets

Amazon's AWS cloud platform now has a security feature that will block all public access to S3 data storage buckets.

Cloud

Firefox to Warn Users When They Visit Breached Sites

In the coming weeks, Firefox will begin to warn users when they visit a site that has been part of a data breach.

Data Breaches

Congress Votes to Create New Federal Cybersecurity Agency

A bill that passed the House Tuesday will create the new Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency to handle the government's cybersecurity responsibilities.

Government

The Deep, Dark Reach of the Magecart Group

The Magecart group has been compromising web stores and skimming card numbers from them for several years, and security researchers are exposing much of the group's techniques and tactics.

Fraud, Magecart