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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

Marriott Breach Included 5 Million Passport Numbers

More than five million passport numbers were stolen as part of the Marriott data breach, which the company says affected as many as 383 million people.

Data Breaches

Google Patches Old Chrome Flaw on Android That Disclosed Device Info

Google has patched a three-year0old bug in Chrome on Android that disclosed vital device and firmware information that could be used in attacks.

Google

Deciphering Office Space

Office Space mixes the ennui of the late '90s tech industry and the pain of a dead-end job like no other movie. This is Deciphering Office Space.

Podcast

FBI Takes DDoS-For-Hire Sites Offline

The Justice Department and FBI targeted 15 sites that offer DDoS-for-hire services and charged three men with running some of the sites.

Ddos

Deciphering Hackers

The movie Hackers has become a cult classic more than 20 years after its release and helped introduce hacking to the general public.

Podcast