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  • Israel-linked computer virus attacked hotels where Iran nuclear talks held

    June 10, 2015 | 8:35 am

    Three European hotels that hosted the Iran nuclear talks reportedly were targeted by a computer virus widely believed to be used as spyware by Israel.

    Each of the unnamed hotels was targeted by a version of the Duqu virus about two weeks before hosting the negotiations between...

  • Computer virus attacks Israeli Facebook users

    April 4, 2013 | 9:53 am

    A computer virus attacked thousands of Israeli Facebook subscribers days before a threatened mass cyber attack on Israeli websites.

    More than 2,000 Israeli Facebook users clicked on the malicious link Wednesday; 14,500 users worldwide clicked on the link. Nearly 4,000 Israeli...

  • Official Israeli websites back online after apparent cyber attack

    November 7, 2011 | 10:39 am

    Israeli government and military websites were back on-line a day after an apparent cyber attack.

    The official Israeli websites, including government ministries, the Mossad and the military, crashed Sunday, two days after an international group of hackers known as Anonymous had...

  • Israel government, security services websites down in suspected cyber-attack [VIDEO]

    November 6, 2011 | 10:38 am

    Several Israeli government websites crashed on Sunday in what appeared to be a cyber-attack by hackers. The websites of the IDF, Mossad and the Shin Bet security services were among the sites that went down, as well as several government portals and ministries.

    The apparent attack...

  • Palestinians say hackers hit Internet services

    November 1, 2011 | 11:32 am

    Hackers disrupted Palestinian Internet services in the West Bank and Gaza Strip on Tuesday, the Palestinian telecoms minister said, alleging that a foreign government was behind the interference.

    “All Palestinian IP addresses have been exposed to a focused, organised attack from...

  • Second computer virus infiltrates Iranian systems

    April 26, 2011 | 10:22 am

    Iran has discovered a second computer virus designed to damage government computer systems.

    The discovery of the virus, called Stars, was announced Monday by a senior Iranian official, Gholam-Reza Jalali, head of an Iranian cyberdefense agency, according to reports.

    Jalali said in...