Jeff Stone

Jeff Stone is the Associate Editor of CyberScoop, covering the business and legal aspects of cybersecurity. Jeff previously covered cybersecurity at the Wall Street Journal. Before that, he wrote about technology policy and internet crime at outlets including the International Business Times and the Christian Science Monitor.

Technology

Facebook removed white nationalist accounts encouraging guns at anti-racist protests

by Jeff Stone • 8 hours ago

The Proud Boys and American Guard both are designated hate groups.

Technology

Facebook announces it will flag state media posts, eventually decline ad dollars

by Jeff Stone • 1 day ago

Twitter said in 2019 it would no longer accept advertisements from government-sponsored media outlets.

Financial

Email scammer pleads guilty to defrauding Texas firms out of more than $500,000

by Jeff Stone • 1 day ago

Spending all the money in the world on high-tech cybersecurity tools doesn’t do much for organizations if they still can’t stop email scammers.

Technology

Google updates anti-phishing tools by streamlining iOS capabilities

by Jeff Stone • 2 days ago

The update comes amid the ongoing realization that text-based authentication is incomplete.

Technology

Denial of service attacks against advocacy groups skyrocket

by Jeff Stone • 2 days ago

The company didn't say which sites were most affected.

Financial

CrowdStrike revenue jumps amid work-from-home orders

by Jeff Stone • 3 days ago

The California security firm announced its latest figures during a call Tuesday.

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