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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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Patches for Three New MOVEit Transfer Bugs Released

Progress Software has released a service pack that addresses three new vulnerabilities in its MOVEit Transfer application.


StackRot Flaw Bug Fixed in Linux Kernel

A new bug in the Linux kernel (CVE-2023-3269) known as StackRot has been fixed in versions 6.1-6.4.


Iranian Charming Kitten Group Evolves Tools and Tactics

The Charming Kitten attack group is using new tools and tactics in recent operations, including a new macOS backdoor called NokNok.


New Variant of Rustbucket macOS Malware Found

A new, previously undetected, version of the Rustbucket macOS malware has been discovered in an intrusion by a known North Korean APT group.

North Korea, Cryptocurrency

OpenTitan Chips Are on the Horizon

The OpenTitan project, backed by Google, is nearing the release of its first secure root-of-trust chips.

Hardware, Google