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US must prepare for escalation in Iranian cyber attacks
Tehran has shown that it “will exploit deficient cyber defenses to wreak havoc on its adversaries’ networks,” two experts warn in a paper published by the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.
Leading Israeli-Indian firms join forces to combat rising cyber threats
Under the new cooperation, IAI-Elta’s state-of-the-art technology comes together with Tech Mahindra’s ability to integrate IT services around the world.
Imperva to be acquired by Thoma Bravo for $2.1 billion
Abigail Klein Leichman
California-based cybersecurity software-maker with development centers in Tel Aviv and Rehovot will continue operating as a privately held company.
Israeli startup named first international winner of US cyber-security grant
Morphisec will become the first international business to receive a grant from the DHS Science and Technology Directorate’s Financial Services Cyber Security Active Defense Technologies category.
‘Enemy cyber threat growing,’ warn security experts amid Hamas cyber attacks
Many tools and all kinds of tactics are available these days, leaving vigilance and awareness the most important lines of defense.
Hamas’s fake Red Alert app used to hack Israeli phones, say cyber-security pros
Once downloaded, the app takes control of the phone, allowing hackers to exploit the full range of the phone’s abilities, including to track the user’s location, take photos, record audio, send messages and make calls. It cannot be removed from the phone once installed.
Israeli cyber-security company warns that hackers can infiltrate fax machines
According to Check Point, hackers send malicious software that a fax machine reads as an image file through the phone line, which is decoded and uploaded in the fax-printer’s memory, enabling hackers to take over the device and enter the network.
IDF’s cyber defenders prepare their responses for the ‘unknown threat’
Whether wireless, wired, or using satellites and phones, the Hoshen Unit is involved in enabling military communications, and its personnel are aware of the fact that Israel’s enemies are keen on being able to shut down the IDF’s networks if they could.
Israel accounts for 7 percent of all cybersecurity deals worldwide
Israel, the country with the world’s 100th-largest population, signed the second-largest number of cybersecurity deals internationally, according to a report by New York data firm CB Insights.
Pro-Palestinian hacker targets dozens of Israeli websites
Noam Dvir, Shimon Yaish and Ronit Zilberstein
Israel Hayom / via JNS
“Darkcoder” hacker disrupts access to dozens of municipalities, a hospital and the Opera, and replaces content on the Teachers Union website with an image captioned “Jerusalem is the capital of Palestine.”