Jeff Stone

Jeff Stone is the associate editor of CyberScoop. Jeff previously covered cybersecurity at the Wall Street Journal. Before that, he wrote about technology policy and internet crime at outets including the International Business Times and the Christian Science Monitor.

Technology

Twitter, Facebook scrub coordinated activity targeting Hong Kong demonstrations

by Jeff Stone • 2 days ago

Twitter also announced it would no longer accept advertising from state-controlled news media.

Technology

Chinese state media bought Twitter ads to spread disinformation about Hong Kong protests

by Jeff Stone • 2 days ago

It's hardly the first time Twitter has been used to amplify questionable narratives.

Technology

Amazon Web Services finds no 'significant issues' at other companies allegedly breached by Paige Thompson

by Jeff Stone • 5 days ago

AWS, which serves millions of cloud customers, said it will be more proactive in helping clients detect misconfiguations.

Financial

Cloudflare acknowledges risk from customers like 8chan, Daily Stormer in IPO filing

by Jeff Stone • 6 days ago

The San Francisco internet services company's top customers include IBM, the text and chat app Discord and the Chinese internet company Baidu.

Financial

Financial hacking teams FIN7, Cobalt Group update tactics to haunt banks and retail

by Jeff Stone • 7 days ago

It's like a never-ending greatest hits tour.

Financial

Big name cybersecurity vendors are trying to buy their way to the top

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

A strong economy and higher demand for security products means big vendors will continue buying startups to keep up with emerging technology.

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