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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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512 articles by Dennis Fisher

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

Phishing Frameworks and Toolkits Continue to Mature

New tools such as Modlishka and frameworks such as Gophish enable organizations to test their awareness and resilience to phishing campaigns.

Phishing, 2fa

BlackBerry Turns Focus to IoT Security

BlackBerry is offering a new set of services for IoT manufacturers to help them build more secure devices.

Iot Security