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Israel cyber authority warns companies to patch Microsoft hackable hole

Israel's own cybersecurity firm, Check Point, uncovered the vulnerability and reported it to Microsoft.

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Microsoft acquires Israeli cybersecurity company CyberX

Media reports in recent months have estimated that the deal is worth approximately $165 million.

Decade-old vulnerability discovered in Windows' Group Policy application

Israeli CyberArk company has released a new research that points at a decade-old vulnerability in the Windows Group Policy Object (GPO) software.

Israel has adopted technology that will enable new economic growth

The cloud could be the new growth engine of the Israeli economy as a whole, and the government sector in particular.

By TOMER SIMON
06/06/2020
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Israeli researchers expose Microsoft Teams takeover vulnerability

The flaw, which researchers said was fixed prior to yesterday’s announcement, could lead to widespread data-theft campaigns, compromised credentials, ransomware attacks and even corporate espionage.

27/04/2020
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Israel adopted technology that will enable the economy's growth

Digital transformation, the leading global business strategy for the last five years, relies on and is driven by three main technologies: artificial intelligence, robotics and the Internet of things.

By TOMER SIMON
06/04/2020
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Microsoft divests from Israeli facial recognition firm AnyVision

Microsoft explained that it had decided to end all of its minority investments in companies that sell facial recognition technology.

Michal Braverman-Blumenstyk appointed new CEO of Microsoft Israel

“I have full confidence in Michal and the team in Israel to continue the tremendous momentum of the development center in Israel in recent years"

By CARMEL MADADSHAHI
12/02/2020
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Microsoft to establish major cloud data center in Israel

The tech giant's first cloud datacenter region in Israel will offer Azure cloud computing services to local customers in 2021, with Office 365 to follow.

22/01/2020
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Microsoft claims North Korean-linked hackers stole info

Thallium is believed to be operating from North Korea and the hackers targeted government employees, think tanks, university staff and individuals working on nuclear proliferation issues.

By REUTERS
31/12/2019
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