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Silhouettes of mobile users next to the Whatsapp logo, March 28, 2018.
WhatsApp bug allows hackers to plant malware using video files

Sending a "specially-crafted MP4 file to a WhatsApp user" could allow hackers to access information on users' phones.

18/11/2019
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Russia dismisses reports of Iranian hacking collusion as 'unsavory'

British security officials have said the Russian group, known as "Turla," used Iranian tools and computer infrastructure to successfully hack organizations in at least 20 different countries.

By REUTERS
25/10/2019
Man analyzes computer code
U.S. government says travelers' photos taken in malicious cyber attack

A US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) subcontractor has inadvertently shared copies of traveler images and license plates in what CBP is describing as a “malicious cyber attack.”

Employees, mostly veterans of military computing units, use keyboards working at a cyber hotline
HP using Israeli cybersecurity tech on new computers

The deal is valued at $150 million over four years, the Israeli business news website Calcalist reported, citing an unnamed source.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
01/06/2019
National Security Agency (NSA) headquarters building in Fort Meade, Maryland
NSA 'EternalBlue' tool facilitates cyberattacks worldwide including U.S.

Many of the targets in the US have been local governments, such as Baltimore and San Antonio, where public employees often oversee networks using outdated software.

26/05/2019
IDRRA CEO Kobi Freedman
Could third-party breaches threaten Israel’s new credit data sharing system?

Israel’s first-ever system for sharing credit data, featuring the establishment of a central credit register, was officially launched by the Bank of Israel last week.

18/04/2019
Hacker attacks major Israeli websites, temporarily shutting them down

An anonymous hacker could have brought parts of the Israeli economy to a halt over Shabbat, when it compromised hundreds of websites and destroyed nearly 1 million web pages.

Employees, mostly veterans of military computing units, use keyboards working at a cyber hotline
U.S. hackers fail to claim $100,000 Israeli cyber challenge prize

While hundreds arrived at the company's event in Atlanta, they all failed.

22/02/2019
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Media Comment: The true hackers

This being Israel, the media attacked Netanyahu for exerting unethical and perhaps illegal pressure on the police and the attorney-general. Hackers interfering? No, the media, openly.

By YISRAEL MEDAD , ELI POLLAK
16/01/2019
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