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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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523 articles by Dennis Fisher

Time, and the LØpht, March On

Twenty years after their famous Senate hearing, four members of the L0pht hacker group came together this week to talk about where things stand.

L0pht

YubiKeys Now Work With iOS

Yubico has released an SDK that will enable iOS app developers to support hardware-based 2FA.

2fa, Yubico

The Business of America is Surveillance

The FCC is looking into a website flaw that allowed the real-time tracking of anyone with just a mobile phone number.

Government, Surveillance

Google Puts Plaintext HTTP Out to Pasture

Google Chrome will mark all HTTP pages as not secure in the coming months, a major milestone in the overdue death of plaintext connections.

Google, Encryption

Cybersecurity Czar Job to Remain Vacant

The White House plans to leave the cybersecurity coordinator job open, while lawmakers have introduced a bill to establish a new cybersecurity office.

Cybersecurity, Government