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.

Financial

FIN7 recruiter Andrii Kolpakov pleads guilty to role in global hacking scheme

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

The Ukrainian national faces up to 25 years in prison in the U.S. It's estimated that FIN7 stole about $1 billion overall.

Technology

The worst part about finding Facebook disinformation is finding it again

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

Fool me once, shame on me.

Technology

Why social media disinformation represents such a security threat

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

Media literacy could be the key to fending off the next generation of information operations.

Technology

Alleged KickassTorrents founder Artem Vaulin jumped bail in Poland

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

Vaulin had been released in Warsaw in 2017.

Government

Lawyer for alleged Methbot scammer refuses to visit jail over coronavirus concerns

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

It's the kind of issue that could further delay a trial that's already nearly two years in the making.

Government

Facebook, Twitter aim to slow spread of New York Post article amid disinformation concerns

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

Researchers have advised caution around amplifying materials that appear to be hacked.

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