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.


Russian man tied to illicit hosting service pleads guilty

by Jeff Stone • 2 days ago

Firsov was arrested in March 2020 at a New York City airport.


Joker's Stash, a forum for stolen data, says it will shut down within 30 days

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

The site previously was the subject of a "coordinated" police action, as CyberScoop reported.


After judge orders release of hacker tied to ISIS, US says 'Not so fast'

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

Ardit Ferizi was scheduled to head home to Kosovo amid a 20-year sentence.


Larger CyberBunker investigation yields shutdown of DarkMarket

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

The case against the CyberBunker hosting service is yielding new leads.


The anatomy of a modern-day ransomware conglomerate

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

An emerging ransomware outfit builds on the affiliate model that's made malware such an annoying problem.


A ‘coordinated police’ action against the Joker’s Stash took a small domain offline

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

Earlier chatter on other cybercriminal forums suggested that Joker’s Stash had gone down.