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  • Group, led by Gery Shalon, charged in theft of hundreds of millions

    3 weeks ago

    Three Jewish men, two of them Israeli citizens, are among those charged with hacking the website of JPMorgan Chase & Co. and stealing hundreds of millions of dollars.

    The indictments of Gery Shalon, Joshua Samuel Aaron and Ziv Orenstein in U.S. District Court, Southern District...

  • Bahamas to get ethical hacking and cyber security training, in wake of cyber attacks

    By Dennis Adonis

    May 16, 2015 | 11:10 am

    Nassau, The Bahamas; - As the Caribbean archipelago state of the Bahamas battles an attack on its technological infrastructure, a team of cyber security experts have offered to better prepare the country to protect itself against acts of cyber-terrorism by training a Bahamian task...

  • One Israeli creation for the weekend

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    February 6, 2015 | 3:41 pm

    Technology – it makes our lives so much easier, but it also holds great danger, especially if we don't have the right tools to protect ourselves.

    What do you do in order to protect your computer from being hacked? Can you do the same for your car? A new Israeli invention tries...

  • U.S. blames N.Korea for Sony cyberattack, vows ‘consequences’

    December 19, 2014 | 10:56 am

    The U.S. government on Friday blamed North Korea for a devastating cyberattack against Sony Pictures, calling it an unacceptable act of intimidation and vowing to impose "costs and consequences" on those responsible.

    It was the first time the United States had directly accused...

  • For North Korea’s cyber army, long-term target may be telecoms, utility grids

    December 19, 2014 | 9:06 am

    The hacking attack on Sony Pictures may have been a practice run for North Korea's elite cyber-army in a long-term goal of being able to cripple telecoms and energy grids in rival nations, defectors from the isolated state said.

    Non-conventional capabilities like cyber-warfare...

  • ‘Interview’ screenwriter Dan Sterling: Fallout from comedy about Kim Jong-un isn’t so funny

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    December 12, 2014 | 4:34 pm

    DEVELOPING [Dec. 17, 2014]: Sony Pictures said on Wednesday it canceled the Dec. 25 theatrical release of its North Korea comedy "The Interview," after major U.S. theater chains pulled out of showing the film following threats from hackers.


    *Over coffee at a Larchmont...

  • Fearing cyberattack, Israel curbs government Web sites’ foreign traffic

    April 3, 2014 | 11:26 am

    Israel will temporarily suspend some of its government Web sites' international traffic to fend off a potential mass-cyber attack by pro-Palestinian hackers, an Israeli security source said on Thursday, without elaborating on the threat.

    The precautionary measure would be in...

  • Jewish groups facing ‘concerted’ cyber attacks, security network warns

    February 26, 2014 | 2:25 pm

    U.S. Jewish groups face “a more concerted and aggressive effort” from Internet hackers, the national community’s security arm said in an alert.

    “It is imperative that all IT departments understand how to mitigate the threat and are up-to-date on the necessary technologies and...

  • Adelson company’s website hacked

    February 12, 2014 | 2:01 pm

    The website of a casino operator owned by Jewish billionaire Sheldon Adelson was hacked by unidentified vandals who criticized his support for Israel.

    The hackers on Tuesday took over the home page of websites run by the Las Vegas Sands Corp., the world’s largest casino operator,...

  • Saudi-Israel hacker war heats up

    January 12, 2012 | 3:09 pm

    The hacker war between Israel and Saudi Arabia is continuing, with the release of the credit card details of more Israelis.

    A Saudi hacker, who has already released thousands of Israeli credit card numbers, along with the personal details of the cardholders, on Wednesday released...