Jeff Stone

Jeff Stone is the editor-in-chief of CyberScoop, with a special interest in cybercrime, disinformation and U.S. courts. He previously covered financial and legal aspects of security as an editor at the Wall Street Journal, and technology policy for sites including the Christian Science Monitor and the International Business Times.
Technology

Questions about Clubhouse security, privacy just keep adding up

by Jeff Stone • 3 days ago

The Clubhouse app has a reported 10 million downloads, and three or four news cycles about security flaws in its repertoire.

Technology

Plane-maker Bombardier discloses breach after stolen data surfaces

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

The Bombardier announcement seems to reference the Accellion hack, a sprawling incident affecting firms in the U.S. and Canada.

Financial

FireEye IDs hacking group suspected in Accellion, Kroger breach

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

Kroger is only the latest firm to be swept up in a breach that began at Accellion, a software provider.

Government

France blames Sandworm, a notorious Russian group, for breach that leveraged IT provider

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

The incident bears similarites to the espionage campaign that leveraged SolarWinds software to infiultrate U.S. agencies.

Government

Ex-government officials urge US to take action to avoid another SolarWinds-style hack

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

Top security leaders testified in front of the House Homeland Security Committee's first cyber-focused hearing of 2021, with the SolarWinds hack taking center stage.

Financial

Ransomware hackers launder bitcoin through just a handful of locations, researchers find

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

New research suggests the ransomware ecosystem is smaller than the number of attacks would have you believe.

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