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

NordVPN admits 'isolated' data breach was discovered last year

by Jeff Stone • 1 day ago

The affected server was taken offline and “ceased to exist” on March 5, 2018, NordVPN says.

Technology

Microsoft banks on new silicon chips built by Intel, others to fend off firmware attacks

by Jeff Stone • 2 days ago

The timing of this effort roughly coincides with a similar plan at the U.S. National Security Agency.

Government

Thousands of Twitter accounts have been amplifying pro-Turkish propaganda

by Jeff Stone • 4 days ago

It's the latest example of suspicious accounts tweeted in coordination with contentious geopolitical events.

Government

Cozy Bear kept moving after 2016 election, ESET says

by Jeff Stone • 6 days ago

The group, also known as APT29 and the Dukes, was "able to fly under the radar for many years while compromising high-value targets, as before," according to ESET.

Technology

Accused Capital One hacker had as much as 30 terabytes of stolen data, feds say

by Jeff Stone • 7 days ago

Prosecutors say Paige Thompson is a “serious flight risk” in part because of the amount of evidence against her. The judge in the case says he might consider releasing her from detainment, though.

Technology

Dark web marketplaces aren't the hacker hotbeds they used to be

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

Drugs, not malware, are the most popular items sold on dark web markets.

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