Greg Otto

Greg Otto

Editor-in-Chief

Greg Otto is Editor-in-Chief of CyberScoop, overseeing all editorial content for the website. Greg has led cybersecurity coverage that has won various awards, including accolades from the Society of Professional Journalists and the American Society of Business Publication Editors. Prior to joining Scoop News Group, Greg worked for the Washington Business Journal, U.S. News & World Report and WTOP Radio. He has a degree in broadcast journalism from Temple University.
Technology

Twitter: We accidentally used security data to target users with ads

by Greg Otto • 1 week ago

Twitter does not know how many people were impacted by the error.

Technology

VMware CEO: The security industry has 'failed its customers'

by Greg Otto • 2 weeks ago

Pat Gelsinger told a crowd in Washington, D.C., what needs to change if companies are going to truly protect their customers.

Technology

Former Yahoo engineer admits to hacking accounts in search for sexual images

by Greg Otto • 2 weeks ago

A former Yahoo software engineer pleaded guilty Monday to breaking into accounts — including friends and colleagues — in order to find nude images and videos.

Technology

'Unpatchable' iOS exploit sends jailbreak enthusiasts into a frenzy

by Greg Otto • 3 weeks ago

'checkm8' takes advantage of a flaw that can't be patched by Apple.

Government

'No more away games': Former Cyber Command official says Russia and China have leveled the playing field

by Greg Otto • 4 weeks ago

Russia and China have figured out how to use cyberattacks to th their best advantage, and it should lead to a culture change in the private sector, Brett Williams says.

Technology

Supermicro BMCs were susceptible to remote attacks, according to firmware security startup

by Greg Otto • 1 month ago

Researchers from Eclypsium have found issues in the baseboard management controllers of Supermicro’s platforms.

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