Cyberattack

20 stories about Cyberattack
מתקפת סייבר האקר האקרים אבטחת מחשבים

Suspected Iranian DDoS cyberattack takes down Israeli government websites

14.03.22|Raphael Kahan
Former senior executive at Israel’s National Cyber Directorate estimates that Iran initiated the attack due to the growing tensions between the countries. “We are heading into a period of wide-scale escalation in cyberspace,” he said
rami puzis, josh peleg, eitan yudilevich zafrir levy

Israeli-U.S. consortium dishes out $12 million to protect critical infrastructure against cyberattacks

02.03.22|CTech
The consortium, led by the BIRD Foundation and Ben-Gurion University, will allocate funding toward developing new technologies for protecting infrastructure
רותם שמש Datto

The key steps for SMBs to stay safe from cyberattacks

25.01.22|Rotem Shemesh
“The building blocks of a well-thought-out cyber resilience plan are being able to identify, protect, detect, respond, and recover from cyber threats,” writes Rotem Shemesh of Datto
גיא בזרנו איציק קוטלר מייסדי סייפבריצ'

SafeBreach raises $53.5 million for cyberattack simulation platform

09.11.21|Meir Orbach
The Israeli startup’s security validation platform automatically executes thousands of attack methods to validate network, endpoint, cloud, container and email security controls against its hacker’s playbook
מתקפת סייבר האקר האקרים אבטחת מחשבים

Iranian hackers leak data from Israeli LGBTQ dating app

30.10.21|Meir Orbach and Yuval Sade
The Black Shadow hacker group announced on Friday that it had hacked into the servers of Israeli web hosting company Cyberserve which provides services to dating app “Atraf”
נטע שמיידלר

“Working in the cybersecurity industry means you’re one of the good guys”

20.08.21|Yafit Ovadia
Morphisec’s offering prevents the next cyberattack before it occurs, says VP of Product Netta Schmeidler, adding that like her, “more women are joining the industry, but it still isn’t enough”
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Cybersecurity in hospitals is unaligned with reality, says report

15.08.21|CTech
US hospital and BioMed executives weigh in on healthcare security in “Perspectives in Healthcare Security Report”
יגאל אונא ראש מערך ה סייבר ה לאומי

Israel National Cyber Directorate warns of critical vulnerabilities in equipment used in energy and industrial sectors

05.08.21|CTech
The vulnerabilities were discovered in a TCP/IP Stack called NicheStack that is included in a large number of operational components, including Siemens controllers
עמרי וקסלר חוקר סייבר אוניברסיטת תל אביב

The 5 biggest global cyber threats of 2021

12.07.21|Omree Wechsler
“Despite increased governmental attention to cybersecurity, existing cyber threats are here to stay and are likely to evolve at a faster pace than implemented countermeasures,” writes Omree Wechsler, a Senior Researcher at Tel Aviv University
תומר שמר Portnox

REvil ransomware attack illustrates IT systems need for epidemiological investigation

11.07.21|Tomer Shemer
"The truth about the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as for computer systems, is that complete isolation of our homes or computer stations will prevent us from catching the virus, but it will also prevent us from functioning," writes Tomer Shemer of Portnox
לירון ברק מנכ"לית ביטדאם

Hacking trends you need to know about

28.06.21|Liron Barak
Home security cameras, Slack and delayed delivery messages have all become increasingly popular phishing strategies for cyberattacks, writes Liron Barak of BitDam
הגנת סייבר נטאפ

“Cybersecurity can’t remain voluntary,” says National Cyber Directorate executive

25.04.21|Diana Bahur-Nir and Raphael Kahan
Meital Arik, Head of the Cyber Guidance and Regulation Division at the Israel National Cyber Directorate talks about how combating cyberattacks is an existential need, the lasting effects of the pandemic and the significance of regulation.
הגנת סייבר נטאפ

Survey: Cybersecurity executives see increase in attempted credential theft

11.04.21|CTech
The survey, conducted by CyberArk, found that the most at-risk group facing the highest number of increased attacks are end-users, or those business users with access to sensitive data
מנכ"ל החברה שירביט צבי ליבושור

Hack of insurance company Shirbit erased its 2020 profits

05.04.21|Almog Azar
After hacking fiasco, Shirbit was sued for NIS 1.2 billion, and marked NIS 8 million in losses. Phoenix Insurance in stages of acquiring Shirbit
איור מלחמת סייבר

As cyber wars escalate, Israeli tech gains an edge

02.04.21|Sophie Shulman
With giant Russian cyberattacks against the U.S., the transition to online services during the pandemic and stricter regulations to protect data, Israeli cyber companies are set to benefit from 2021
אריק דואר מיקרוסופט כנס סייבר

“Security is a team sport,” says Microsoft Security Response Center head

15.02.21|CTech
Eric Doerr responds to Solorigate incident, calls on cyber community to share information to thwart bad actors
האקרים טורקים משתלטים על שיחת זום של יצרני החלב בישראל

No Bull: Turkish hackers crash Israeli cattle breeders association’s general assembly

15.02.21|Meir Orbach
Hackers infiltrated Zoom session waving flags and posting anti-Israel slogans
רועי שרייבר אקסנצ'ר כנס סייבר

“Hackers are lazy by nature. Our job is to make things as difficult as possible for them”

15.02.21|Elihay Vidal
Accenture Security’s Roee Schreiber speaks about the changes brought about by Covid-19 and the importance of transitioning to the cloud
מייסדי Vdoo

Vdoo raises $25 million in extended series B round

13.01.21|Meir Orbach
Cybersecurity company plans to use new capital to expand its services and hire additional sales and marketing employees
Israel is in the sights of hackers

Israel is the number one country on hackers’ target list, new study reveals

22.12.20|Raphael Kahan
Whether it be for geostrategic purposes or simply out of greed, hackers have Israel directly in their sights