Jeff Stone

Jeff Stone is the associate editor of CyberScoop. Jeff previously covered cybersecurity at the Wall Street Journal. Before that, he wrote about technology policy and internet crime at outets including the International Business Times and the Christian Science Monitor.

Technology

Anonymous offshoots rush to avenge Assange arrest with cyberattacks

by Jeff Stone • 2 days ago

Anonymous has relied on DDoS attacks for a generation to harass the public and private sector organizations the group has determined violated its sensisibilies.

Technology

Facebook security notice announces millions of Instagram users had their passwords stored in plaintext

by Jeff Stone • 3 days ago

The update increases the amount of people impacted by a March security notice.

Technology

Millions of records about Middle Eastern drivers left in an insecure database

by Jeff Stone • 3 days ago

The database contains many instances where the same person is referenced by multiple records.

Technology

Researchers suggest Gorgon Group behind hacking spree that abused Bit.ly and Blogspot functionalities

by Jeff Stone • 4 days ago

The campaign may have originated with hackers in Pakistan.

Government

Fortinet settles charges of selling intentionally mislabeled Chinese-made tech to U.S. military

by Jeff Stone • 5 days ago

Fortinet acknowledged that an employee altered labels on products to make them appear compliant a law prohibiting federal agencies from acquiring products in specific countries.

Technology

Alleged Methbot scammer Zhukov asks judge for new attorney in ad fraud case

by Jeff Stone • 6 days ago

In a letter, Alexander Zhukov said he felt "helpless and alone" against the U.S. government's case.

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