Patrick Howell O'Neill

Patrick Howell O'Neill

Reporter

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

London police seize over $667,000 in bitcoin from convicted hacker

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 day ago

The sentencing judge described Grant West as “a one-man cybercrime wave.”

Technology

Facebook no longer requires phone numbers for multi-factor authentication

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 days ago

The social media giant delivers another blow to the use of SMS for authentication purposes.

Technology

No one is updating their Android devices, new data shows

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 days ago

"Patch early and often?" Not so much.

Government

Potential Trump deal to ease sanctions on China's ZTE riles Congress

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 days ago

New legislation and harsh words have met reports of a Trump-Xi deal that would lift penalties against ZTE.

Technology

YubiKey arrives on iOS

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 5 days ago

YubiKeys will finally work with iPhones.

Technology

Meet the Israeli company ready to sell citywide surveillance

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 5 days ago

It's like hacker tech from a Jason Bourne movie: Jenovice Cyber Labs is launching products that monitor everything from prisons to entire cities.

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