Jeff Stone

Jeff Stone is associate editor of CyberScoop.

Government

Blind Eagle, a new APT group, poses as Colombia's Cyber Police to steal business secrets

by Jeff Stone • 6 hours ago

The group is carrying out attacks against Colombian government agencies, financial companies and corporations with a presence in Colombia.

Technology

These scammers claim to have videos of your most private moments

by Jeff Stone • 8 hours ago

The threat intelligence company Digital Shadows examined 790,000 "sextortion" attempts sent to 89,000 email recipients to find that digital con artists typically build their bogus stories on existing information about real hacks.

Technology

Complex court battle for Methbot, 3ve cybercrime suspects only is getting started

by Jeff Stone • 23 hours ago

Lawyers asked for more time to review discovery materials in a case where the evidence is "extremely voluminous" and comes in multiple languages, including Russian and Bulgarian.

Technology

Kaspersky sales in North America fell by 25 percent in 2018, despite global revenue growth

by Jeff Stone • 1 day ago

The privately-owned Kaspersky reported an unaudited revenue of $726 million in 2018, thanks mostly to 27 percent growth in the Middle East.

Government

Hacking tools used by North Korea's Lazarus Group aimed at Russian targets

by Jeff Stone • 2 days ago

Check Point cautions that while it’s “problematic” to definitively pinpoint who’s responsible for such an attack, its “analysis reveals intrinsic connections to the tactics, techniques and tools used by the North Korean APT group[.]”

Technology

Splunk to exit Russian market amid growing government scrutiny

by Jeff Stone • 2 days ago

The timing of the announcement comes amid growing Russian government scrutiny of foreign companies, particularly security firms.

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