Jeff Stone

Jeff Stone is the editor-in-chief of CyberScoop, with a special interest in cybercrime, disinformation and U.S. courts. He previously covered financial and legal aspects of security as an editor at the Wall Street Journal, and technology policy for sites including the Christian Science Monitor and the International Business Times.

Technology

How recent disinformation campaigns tied to Russia, Pakistan blended fake engagement with real life

by Jeff Stone • 22 mins ago

Measuring the amorphous impact of such ephemeral social media operations remains challenging.

Government

Biden, Putin conduct diplomatic dance over hypothetical hacker exchange

by Jeff Stone • 1 day ago

The two world leaders are scheduled to meet on Wednesday amid a spate of ransomware attacks.

Technology

SIM swapping victim alleges T-Mobile failed to stop $20,000 cryptocurrency scam

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

The stolen funds would be worth $65,000 today, the suit claims.

Financial

FBI blames REvil gang for JBS ransomware hack as global meat supplier gets back to work

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

REvil, also called Sodinokibi, is an infamous hacking group perhaps best known for launching digital extortion attacks against Apple.

Financial

Team of romance scammers defrauded US victims out of $2.5M since 2016, DOJ says

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

The suspects, who hail from Nigeria, Ghana and the U.S., used websites like Facebook and Google to find victims seeking friendship, companionship and love.

Financial

Global beef provider JBS interrupted by 'organized' attack

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

The White House said it's been in touch with JBS leadership since Sunday.

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