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.

Workforce

Burnout adds to cyber talent crisis, forcing bosses to get creative with hiring

by Jeff Stone • 6 hours ago

It's harder to stop ransomware at a hospital when your kids need help logging into Zoom for school.

Money

Ransomware demands are up more than 500%, the latest concern for insurers

by Jeff Stone • 4 days ago

The figures published by Allianz represent the latest glimpse into how ransomware attacks are becoming exponentially more expensive.

Geopolitics

State-sponsored Iranian hackers uploaded fake VPN app to Google's Play store, posed as university officials

by Jeff Stone • 5 days ago

The group is best known for targeting emails associated with former President Trump's re-election effort.

Geopolitics

Peanut butter and ProtonMail: US charges underscore evolution of espionage in digital age

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

Like Russia's use of social media to influence American voters and Chinese recruiting strategies, espionage has gone fully digital.

Financial

Former TD Bank, Bank of America employee allegedly helped email scammers launder money

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

It's the latest glimpse as how alleged cybercriminals function much like typicaly financial scammers.

Privacy

Stolen Twitch source code, creator payment data revealed in apparent data leak

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

The company didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.

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