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.

Government

FCC officially names Huawei, ZTE as national security risks

by Jeff Stone • 3 days ago

The decision takes effect immediately, and it primarily affects how U.S. telecom companies can access money from the $8.3 billion Universal Service Fund, which is intended to expand access to phone services.

Government

US Cyber Command highlights Palo Alto Networks security patch, citing foreign espionage

by Jeff Stone • 3 days ago

The issue ranks as a 10.0 on the severity scale.

Government

Internet freedom activists are concerned a Trump appointee could threaten pro-democracy work abroad

by Jeff Stone • 3 days ago

Technologists working on security tools outside the U.S. warn that a major change to their funding could mean catastrophe.

Technology

California university pays $1 million ransom amid coronavirus research

by Jeff Stone • 4 days ago

Security staffers detected an attack on June 1.

Government

Admitted Russian scammer Aleksei Burkov sentenced to 9 years by US court

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

The sentence caps years of international negotiations, and legal wrangling.

Government

Don't expect Huawei on DHS's supply chain task force any time soon

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

Inclusion comes only after a careful risk assessment, one official said.

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