Greg Otto

Greg Otto

Greg Otto is Editor-in-Chief of CyberScoop, overseeing all editorial content for the website. Greg joined Scoop News Group in 2014 as FedScoop's Tech Editor, covering all of the innovative tech government is leveraging: cloud computing, mobility, cybersecurity, open source and enterprise architecture.

Previously, Greg was the Assistant Managing Editor for Digital at Washington Business Journal, where he covered D.C.'s tech startups while overseeing all digital content. He was also a News Editor at U.S. News & World Report, covering a wide range of topics from technology to crime to culture. Before that, he served as a web editor for WTOP News, winning an Edward R. Murrow award in 2009.

Greg holds a B.A. in Journalism from Temple University. ᐧ

Technology

Quora says hackers took data on 100 million users

by Greg Otto • 1 week ago

Popular question-and-answer site Quora has discovered that hackers broke into its system and took data on 100 million users.

Technology

Research: Prolific cybercriminal tessa88 is Russian national

by Greg Otto • 3 weeks ago

Recorded Future claims that tessa88 is tied to Russian national Maksim Donakov.

Government

DHS's cybersecurity office is a presidential signature away from a new name

by Greg Otto • 1 month ago

The National Protection and Programs Directorate will become the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.

Government

Attackers behind CMS portal breach used legit accounts to swipe data

by Greg Otto • 1 month ago

Attackers "used the front door," according to acting CMS CIO Rajiv Uppal, and had the ability to access a ton of PII.

Financial

HSBC discloses breach of U.S. bank accounts

by Greg Otto • 1 month ago

The company didn't reveal exactly how the breaches occurred, but the information released by the bank points to credential stuffing.

Government

Accused 'Vault 7' leaker to face new charges

by Greg Otto • 1 month ago

Joshua Schulte is alleged to have passed classified information to his family and smuggled cell phones into his jail cell.

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