computer virus

File photo of a Microsoft logo on an office building in New York

Checkpoint reveals four security vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office

Checkpoint indicated that the vulnerabilities would allow hackers infiltrate a user's computer and potentially infect it with malware via Office files within the system.

This intelligent assistant and a daily planner take care of your grunt work just by talking

When we hear the term artificial intelligence (AI)

By Leo Giosuè
A woman with breast cancer is receives a CT scan on June 18, 2012.

Intelligent firewall protects hospital patients against cyberattacks

The system, developed by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, filters out wrong instructions from computers to medical devices.

Eric Yuan, CEO of Zoom Video Communications

Israeli researchers discover, fix Zoom vulnerability

In January 2020, Check Point discovered a vulnerability that would allow hackers to potentially identify and join active meetings.

Cyber 2.0 aims to protect workers at home from cyberattacks

Rishon Lezion-based cybersecurity company Cyber 2.0 describes likely efforts to target employees at home as the "new golden way of hackers" into businesses.


5 Recent Virus Studies Made in Israel

Viral studies have become rampant lately, as new species of human viruses are constantly being identified.

By Leo Giosuè

IDF field commanders to learn about cyber warfare

Course aimed at teaching senior officers, mainly infantry, armor and artillery brigade commanders, about cyber warfare and its effects on ground ops.

Man analyzes computer code

Israeli-made virus bypasses Apple firewalls, infects Macs

The virus, named OSX/Linker, was discovered by Intego's cyber security personnel.

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.

Report: Rouhani's cellphone bugged by unknown party

The Al Jazeera report also said Iran neutralized a new version of the Stuxnet virus, a computer virus reportedly created by the United States and Israel.

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