Hacking


Chief Rabbinate Successfully Deflects Ransomware Attack

Hackers in recent days conducted a ransomware attack on the computer network of the Chief Rabbinate, freezing operations and demanding payment of a ransom to return control of the network. Members…

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Reported Treason Arrests Fuel Russian Hacking Intrigue

In the days since it emerged that four men had been arrested on treason charges linked to cyber intelligence and Russia’s domestic security agency, conspiracy theories and speculation about the…

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DC Police Camera Network Hit with Cyberattack

Devices that record data from police surveillance cameras in Washington D.C. were infected in a cyberattack days before President Donald Trump’s inauguration. Officials tell The Washington Post that the hackers…

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IDF Uncovers Hamas Hacking of Soldiers’ Phones

The IDF and Shin Bet announced on Wednesday that they uncovered a Hamas spy network which gained access to sensitive army information and intelligence through the cell phones of IDF…

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WikiLeaks: Russia Hacking Report Was Political Document

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says last week’s U.S. intelligence report on Russian hacking was politically motivated and publicly provided no evidence that Russian actors gave WikiLeaks hacked material. The report…

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Russians Scoff at U.S. Report on Election Meddling

A report by U.S. security services blaming Russia for meddling in the U.S. presidential race has brought stinging rejoinders from Russian politicians and news media. Alexei Pushkov, a member of…

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