Patrick Howell O'Neill

Patrick Howell O'Neill

Reporter

Patrick Howell O’Neill is a cybersecurity reporter for CyberScoop based in San Francisco.
Government

Russian cybercrime suspect to be extradited to France despite Moscow's objections

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 16 hours ago

The decision marks the latest chapter in a months-long intense legal battle over Vinnik's fate.

Government

LuminosityLink malware author pleads guilty

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 16 hours ago

Colton Grubs admitted to prosecutors that he knew customers used the software to illegally hack into victims' machines.

Government

Alleged Silk Road employee extradited from Ireland to U.S.

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 days ago

Silk Road shuttered in October 2013 after a high-profile FBI investigation ended with the arrest of Ross Ulbricht who is now serving a double life sentence in American prison.

Technology

Google Chrome shifts browser architecture to thwart Spectre attacks

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 6 days ago

Google Chrome is enabling a new security feature in response to the set of speculative execution side-channel attacks known as Spectre and Meltdown.

Technology

Industrial cybersecurity firm Radiflow raises $18 million in funding

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 6 days ago

Industrial cybersecurity companies are attracting vast sums of investment at the moment.

Technology

Apple's iOS 11.4.1 blocks tools governments use to crack open iPhones

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 week ago

After months of hints and restarts, Apple has included a key new security feature in the newly released iOS 11.4.1: USB Restricted Mode.

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