Articles by Jeff Stone

Jeff Stone covers US national security, intelligence, international affairs, technology and privacy for the International Business Times. 

Loretta Lynch

US Indicts Seven Iran-Linked Hackers

The indictments announced Thursday by Attorney General Loretta Lynch are only the third time the U.S. has publicly identified suspected cyber adversaries.

Why FBI Wanted Out Of Encryption Hearing

If a Tuesday hearing on their dispute with Apple had taken place, the feds would have been required to prove they had exhausted every resource in trying to access a gunman's iPhone data.

Apple Security Myths Busted

The tech company's Mac devices, featuring Gatekeeper software, aren't more secure than Windows devices. They're just attacked less frequently.


Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi (R) holds a press conference with visiting Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani -- the Gulf state has added the Iran nuclear dispute to a list of diplomatic issues in which it has quietly mediated

Revolution Beckons In Iran

The Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, and his army of venally corrupt and sociopathic mullahs are terrified that a nationwide uprising could throw them from power.