Cyber


Expert Finds More N. Korea Links in Ransomware Attack

A South Korean cybersecurity expert said Tuesday there is more circumstantial evidence that North Korea may be behind the global “ransomware” attack: the way the hackers took hostage computers and…

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Cyber Chaos Spreads With Workweek’s Start

Global cyber chaos is spreading Monday as companies boot up computers at work following the weekend’s worldwide “ransomware” cyberattack. The extortion scheme has created chaos in 150 countries and could…

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After Hack Attack, Steinitz Orders Cybersecurity Review

Energy and Water Minister Yuval Steinitz has ordered staff at Israeli infrastructure organizations, including the Israel Electric Corporation, Mekorot, banks and other essential services, to go on high alert in…

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President Trump Signs Cyber Security Executive Order

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order to bolster government’s cyber security and protecting the nation’s critical infrastructure from cyber attacks, the White House said, marking his…

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Officials: Major Cyber-Security Attack Prevented

Security officials said Wednesday that they had in recent days fended off a major cyber-security attack against Israeli online sites. The attacks were aimed at government computers and databases, as…

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JCC Hoax Caller to Remain Behind Bars

The Rishon Lezion court on Thursday extended the remand of the teenager accused of making dozens of hoax bomb threats to Jewish community centres and other Jewish organizations across the U.S.…

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New Rules to Require Tighter Data Security

The Knesset Law and Constitutional Committee has approved measures that will require companies and groups that collect data on Israelis to protect the information from hackers. The new rules, which…

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Beware the Cyber-Bear

Criminals, including cybercriminals, people who use the internet to steal personal information or infiltrate commercial, political or government entities, come in all nationalities. But there seems to be a preponderance…

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