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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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317 articles by Dennis Fisher

Coordinated Ransomware Attack Hits Texas Government Agencies

More than 20 Texas agencies have been compromised in a widespread ransomware attack.

Ransomware

New Attack Exposes Serious Bluetooth Weakness

The KNOB attack exploits a weakness in how Bluetooth devices negotiate the encryption key, allowing eavesdropping and decryption of communications.

Bluetooth Security

Chrome and Firefox Removing EV Certificate Indicators

In the coming months, Google and Mozilla will remove the Extended Validation security indicators from the browser address bars.

Google, Mozila

Many HTTP/2 Servers Vulnerable to DoS Bugs

A number of HTTP/2 server implementations are vulnerable to eight newly disclosed denial-of-service flaws.

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Two New BlueKeep-Like Flaws Emerge in Windows

Microsoft has fixed two new remotely exploitable vulnerabilities in Windows that are similar to the BlueKeep bug and could be exploited by a worm.

Microsoft