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.

Geopolitics

Anonymous says it's leaking hacked data from Epik, a right-wing hosting service

by Jeff Stone • 14 hours ago

It's the latest effort in a generation of political activism from the umbrella hacking collective.

Policy

FTC threatens fines for health apps that fail to report compromised data

by Jeff Stone • 2 days ago

The consumer protection agency clarified a 2009 rule meant to help Americans understand when their data is shared improperly.

Money

ATM skimmer sentenced to 4 years after bank cameras, license plate readers captured crime spree

by Jeff Stone • 4 days ago

A pair of Romanian men tried stealing more than $1.5 million from cash machines in New York and New Jersey.

Financial

Olympus investigating reported ransomware attack with BlackMatter hallmarks

by Jeff Stone • 5 days ago

The Japanse company said it held up data transfers in some business areas as security personnel look into the matter.

Government

Money launderer connected to North Korean government hackers, 'Hushpuppi' is sentenced to 11 years

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

Ghaleb Alaumary faced up to two decades behind bars.

Financial

IRS used vape store receipts to gather evidence against alleged Ukrainian scammer

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

A number of innocuous messages proved valuable for U.S. investigators trying to slow an accused identity thief.

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