Jeff Stone

Jeff Stone is the associate editor of CyberScoop. Jeff previously covered cybersecurity at the Wall Street Journal. Before that, he wrote about technology policy and internet crime at outets including the International Business Times and the Christian Science Monitor.

Government

Spies targeting Saudi Arabia switched tactics after Symantec exposed them, report says

by Jeff Stone • 20 hours ago

APT33, also known as Elfin and Refined Kitten, "appears undeterred following previous exposés of their activity," Recorded Future said.

Technology

Another Florida city is making a ransomware payment, worth nearly $500,000 this time

by Jeff Stone • 21 hours ago

City leaders throughout the U.S. undoubtedly have followed the May ransomware attack in Baltimore

Technology

Former McAfee employees conspired to take 'secret sauce' to Tanium, lawsuit says

by Jeff Stone • 2 days ago

The case highlights the cutthroat nature of the security industry, a relatively small field where firms are in constant competition and employees at big companies like McAfee frequently get offers to jump ship.

Technology

Facebook fails to kill class-action lawsuit over data breach

by Jeff Stone • 3 days ago

Judge William Alsup warned Facebook he would authorize a “bone-crushing” discovery process on behalf of affected users.

Technology

Dell quietly patched a security vulnerability that affected millions of users

by Jeff Stone • 7 days ago

Even with a patch, it sometimes takes organizations weeks to mitigate their risk.

Healthcare

AMCA parent company files for bankruptcy amid data breach fallout

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

The medical billing company has been on life support since its four largest clients cut ties after a breach.

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