Greg Otto

Greg Otto

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.

Financial

Exclusive: PR software firm exposes data on nearly 500k contacts

by Greg Otto • 4 days ago

The company removed the bucket from the open internet after being contacted by CyberScoop.

Technology

'Sandworm' book review: To understand cyberwar, you must understand Ukraine

by Greg Otto • 1 month ago

The new book explains why Ukraine has been linked to almost every major cyberattack and how cyberwarfare's ultimate consquence is the danger to people's lives.

Technology

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

by Greg Otto • 2 months 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 months 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 months 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 months ago

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

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