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.


Facebook removes accounts posing as Black Trump supporters

by Jeff Stone • 23 hours ago

It's the company's latest takedown for inauthentic behavior.


US financial regulator fines Capital One $80 million over data breach

by Jeff Stone • 1 day ago

The company says its improved its security practices since the incident.


State Department offers up to $10 million in rewards to ID hackers who interfere in election

by Jeff Stone • 1 day ago

The offer comes as part of a program typically used to nab terrorism suspects.


The long-lasting consequences of Coalfire's Iowa pentest fiasco

by Jeff Stone • 2 days ago

The incident made national headlines last year, but the effects are still lingering.


Twitter prepares to pay up to $250 million for using security data for advertising

by Jeff Stone • 3 days ago

The company also said its most recent breach could affect advertisers' opinion.


A right-wing social network reported a potential breach. Then it went dark. What happened at AllSocial?

by Jeff Stone • 4 days ago

The site, which launched with the aim of fighting "viewpoint censorship," has drawn the scrutiny of cybersecurity researchers.

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