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Report: Israeli Finance Ministry reviews contract with hacked insurance company
December 8, 2020
“We take a grave view of the event and are monitoring developments in the matter,” Israeli Treasury says of the Shirbit Insurance breach.
As elections near, Israel’s comptroller to assess Central Election Committee’s cyber security
December 7, 2020
Following the recent high-profile cyber attack on a major insurance company, State Comptroller Matanyahu Englman’s office looks to safeguard the integrity of the voting process.
Hackers threaten to sell Israeli database to highest bidder after ransom demand refused
December 6, 2020
The “Black Shadow” group raises ransom demand for stolen Shirbit insurance data to nearly $4 million. “We will not cooperate with extortion attempts,” says the company.
Major Israeli insurance firm hacked; prominent clientele information compromised
Inon Ben Shushan
December 2, 2020
“The organization that claimed responsibility for this hack could be a cover for a foreign intelligence agency, maybe even the Iranians,” says a cyber-security expert from the Holon Institute of Technology.