Cyber


Key Equifax Executives Departing After Huge Data Breach

Equifax announced late Friday that its chief information officer and chief security officer would leave the company immediately, following the enormous breach of 143 million Americans’ personal information. The credit…

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OAS Head Signs Agreement on Cyber Cooperation

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu met on Thursday with the& Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, who came to Israel for a one-day visit to…

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Justice Dept. Announces Takedown of Online Drug Marketplace

Justice Department officials are announcing a takedown of an internet marketplace for illegal substances, counterfeit goods, weapons, hacking tools and other illicit items. Prosecutors say AlphaBay had 200,000 members and…

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U.S. to Create Independent Military Cyber Command

After months of delay, the Trump administration is finalizing plans to revamp the nation’s military command for defensive and offensive cyber operations in hopes of intensifying America’s ability to wage…

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Ukrainian Minister: We Prevented Second Cyberattack

Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov says that authorities have avoided a second cyberattack. The announcement suggests that the effort to wreak electronic havoc across Ukraine is ongoing. Ukraine is still…

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Cyberattack May Not Have Been Meant to Get Money

The dramatic data-scrambling attack that hit computers around the world Tuesday appears to be contained. But with the damage and disruption still coming into focus, security experts worry that the…

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IAI to Acquire Two Cybersecurity Firms

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is investing millions of dollars in two cybersecurity companies in Holland and Hungary, the company announced Thursday on the last day of the Cyber Week conference…

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Israeli Hospitals Survive Massive Malware Attack

Dozens of Israeli hospitals were targeted in a malware attack Wednesday night, but the vast majority were protected and were able to fend off the attack, the National Cyber Directorate…

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Online Group Re-emerges to Taunt U.S. Intelligence

The day after a particularly virulent strain of ransomware burst across the globe, the mysterious Shadow Brokers group has re-emerged to taunt the U.S. National Security Agency. It’s a possible…

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Companies Struggle to Recover After Massive Cyberattack

Companies worldwide struggled to recover Wednesday after a wave of powerful cyberattacks crippled computer systems in Europe, Asia and the United States with a virus similar to the ransomware assault…

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