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  • Digital World Makes Cyberwarfare More Dangerous

    June 29, 2016 | 9:48 am

    Your car, your refrigerator, your cellphone, and your laptop are just a few potential targets of cyberwarfare. As our world becomes increasingly digital, it is also potentially more dangerous.

    “Everything is more connected – even your car is online,” Tali Shimer, the marketing...

  • Ashley Madison and Karma Finally Meet

    By Ilana Angel

    September 13, 2015 | 4:14 pm

    I have written a lot about the Ashley Madison website. I have interviewed the CEO Noel Biderman, interviewed his wife, and organized a debate between Mr. Biderman and Rabbi Mark Borovitz of Beit T’Shuva, which was moderated by Rob Eshman. When I first wrote about Ashley Madison...

  • Israeli experts say new generation of hackers pose growing threat

    June 29, 2015 | 10:27 am

    This article first appeared on The Media Line.

    The attacks perpetrated by today’s generation of hackers have evolved in both sophistication and capability, say cyber security experts. Governments and large corporations must now protect themselves from what have become known as...

  • Israeli military networks breached by hackers

    April 17, 2015 | 4:25 pm

    Hackers have managed to penetrate computer networks associated with the Israeli military in an espionage campaign that skillfully packages existing attack software with trick emails, according to security researchers at Blue Coat Systems Inc.

    The four-month-old effort, most...

  • Tens of millions of hackers target Israel government Web sites

    November 18, 2012 | 9:24 am

    More than 44 million hacking attempts have been made on Israeli government web sites since Wednesday when Israel began its Gaza air strikes, the government said on Sunday.

    Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz said just one hacking attempt was successful on a site he did not want to...

  • Hackers strike Israel again

    February 2, 2012 | 11:04 am

    An international group of pro-Palestinian hackers said they leaked the credit card details of thousands of Israelis in an escalation of cyber attacks on Israeli targets.

    The group, called OpFreePalestine, claimed to have published online Thursday the details of 26,000 Israeli credit...

  • Hackers hit websites of Israeli hospitals

    January 25, 2012 | 12:02 pm

    The websites of two Israeli medical centers as well as several other public Israeli websites, were hacked.

    The websites for Tel Hashomer and Assuta medical centers, among the largest in central Israel, were down Wednesday morning.

    The hospitals’ security systems held back the...

  • Hail to the geek

    January 25, 2012 | 10:51 am

    The real heroes of our age are pencil protector geeks. They sit at home, behind their keyboards, determining the rules of the game that you and I live by—and we trust them to do so. They love toys. They love games. They enjoy battle. They are at the forefront of the cyber war that is...

  • Israeli hackers bring down Arab Web sites

    January 18, 2012 | 3:16 pm

    Israeli hackers said they brought down the Web sites of the Saudi Stock Exchange and the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange.

    The hackers, who call themselves IDF-Team, said in a post on the PasteBin Web site that the Jan. 17 attacks were in retaliation for the cyber attack the previous...

  • 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...