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.

Financial

Google gives the boot to more malware-laden apps posing as games for kids

by Jeff Stone • 22 hours ago

The move comes after Google hired three mobile security firms to help it catch Android malware in the Play Store.

Technology

Affordable phishing services help make email fraud the most profitable form of cybercrime

by Jeff Stone • 2 days ago

The going rate for a page that appears to be a legitimate banking portal is more than $60, according to Digital Shadows.

Government

Joshua Schulte's defense asks for a mistrial in the Vault 7 case

by Jeff Stone • 4 days ago

Former co-workers gave Schulte the nickname "nuclear option" at the CIA because of his propensity to explode.

Technology

Dell to sell RSA to private equity group for $2 billion

by Jeff Stone • 4 days ago

The deal includes ownership of the annual conference held in San Francisco.

Government

Joshua Schulte's attorneys are trying to call Mike Pompeo in the Vault 7 trial

by Jeff Stone • 4 days ago

As CIA Director at the time of the leak, Pompeo would have overseen the investigation into how the Vault 7 files became public.

Financial

How the suspected Equifax hackers covered their tracks

by Jeff Stone • 1 week ago

At one point Justice Department personnel considered issuing a subpeona for Equifax documents.

TwitterFacebookLinkedInRedditGoogle Gmail