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.


Pioneering spammer Peter Levashov is sentenced to time served after 33 months

by Jeff Stone • 3 days ago

Better known as "Severa," the Russian man was extradited to the U.S. three years ago.


REvil ransomware gang sites go dark, for reasons that remain unclear

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

The White House recently said the U.S. reserves the right to take "any necessary action" to curb digital extortion.


SolarWinds says hackers used a zero-day flaw for 'targeted attacks' in a new breach

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

Microsoft discovered the incident, alerting SolarWinds to the latest apparent breach.


SolarWinds hackers had access to Denmark's central bank, report says

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

Meanwhile, investigations into the cyber-espionage activity are ongoing.


Russian hackers breached Microsoft customer support to try phishing targets in 36 countries

by Jeff Stone • 4 weeks ago

Spies accessed some "basic account information" from a limited number of Microsoft clients.