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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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509 articles by Dennis Fisher

Decades-Old Flaws Found in SCP Clients

Several SCP clients, including OpenSSH, are vulnerable to a set of bugs that can allow an attacker to download arbitrary files.

Vulnerability

Researchers Uncover Serious Flaws in Access Management System

Tenable Security researchers have found a series of flaws in the PremiSys access management system that can allow admin access to the application.

Vulnerabilities

The Unholy Alliance of Emotet, TrickBot and the Ryuk Ransomware

Researchers have been tracking a group using the Emotet and TrickBot malware to install the Ryuk ransomware in enterprises.

Ransomware

Decipher Podcast: Stefan Tanase

Dennis Fisher talks with Stefan Tanase about the creeping problem of Internet Balkanization.

Podcast

Yubico Adds NFC-Enabled and Lightning Security Keys

Yubico is bringing hardware-based 2FA to mobile devices with two new security keys, including one that has NFC support.

2fa