Rowhani Welcomes Facebook, Rejects Segregation

Iran's president-elect expresses progressive views about civil liberties, freedom of expression and the internet.Elad Benari, 7/3/2013, 5:12 AM

Facebook Reveals: Over Six Million User Details Exposed

Facebook revealed that due to a bug on site, roughly six million phone numbers and e-mail addresses had been inadvertently exposed.Rina Tzvi , 6/24/2013, 4:44 AM

Experts Join Forces in New Book to Combat Online Hate

'Viral Hate' lays out a blueprint to take steps to stem tide of hate speech on Internet.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/4/2013, 10:33 AM

U.S. Allows Sales of Communications Equipment to Iranians

U.S. eases some of the sanctions on Iran in order to give Iranians access to Internet services and social media.Elad Benari, 5/31/2013, 5:42 AM

Coming Soon: Smartphones for Haredi Community

A smartphone catering to the haredi community and approved by a rabbinical committee to launch in coming months. Arutz Sheva staff, 5/20/2013, 9:44 AM

Iran Tightening Control of the Internet as Elections Loom

Iran is tightening control of the Internet ahead of next month’s election, being mindful of street protests organized the last time around.Elad Benari, 5/20/2013, 6:46 AM

Syria Cut Off from the Internet

Syria cut off from the Internet, say U.S. tech firms. Internet blackout may be an indication of an impending military offensive.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2013, 6:13 AM

Iran Launches 'Islamic Google Earth'

Tehran is planning to launch its own 3D mapping service, after accusing Google Earth of being a spying tool used by western agencies.Rachel Hirshfeld , 4/12/2013, 9:16 AM

Saudi Arabia: 'WhatsApp' Breaks Rules

Saudi Arabia warns that it will implement "suitable measures" if providers of Internet messenger apps fail to comply with regulations. Arutz Sheva staff, 3/31/2013, 8:22 PM

Egypt Arrests Scuba Divers Accused of Cutting Internet Cables

The Egyptian military has arrested three scuba divers accused of cutting an undersea Internet cable off coast of Alexandria. Arutz Sheva staff, 3/29/2013, 3:35 AM

'Hacktivists' Vow to 'Erase Israel From Internet'

“Hackers Anonymous” vows to “erase Israel from the Internet” in coordinated attack. Arutz Sheva staff, 3/27/2013, 10:05 PM

Internet Slowed by 'Biggest Cyber-Attack Ever'

Experts worry the attack could escalate to affect banking and email systems.Gil Ronen, 3/27/2013, 8:49 PM

Syria, China, Iran: 'Enemies of the Internet'

Syria, China, Iran are flagrantly spying online, media watchdog RSF said Tuesday.Arutz Sheva staff, 3/12/2013, 7:26 PM

Authors Oppose Amazon Control of .Book Websites

US publishers have called on the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers to deny Amazon exclusive rights to websites names , 3/12/2013, 3:39 PM

UN: Mobile Phones to Match Globe's Population in 2014

The number of mobile telephones worldwide is set to catch up to globe's population next year, according to the United Nations. Arutz Sheva staff, 2/28/2013, 10:39 PM

Hackers Target Twitter, Access Thousands of Accounts

Twitter revealed that "extremely sophisticated" hackers may have gained access to information on thousands of its users. Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/3/2013, 10:01 AM

'Anonymous' Hacks Govt Website, Vows to Release Classified Info

Activists from the infamous hacker group 'Anonymous' have disabled US government website and have vowed to release classified information. Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/27/2013, 12:36 PM

Iran Launches Islamic YouTube Rival Website

Iran has launched its own video-sharing website to compete with Google’s YouTube, whose content is deemed inappropriate by Islamic regime.Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/10/2012, 10:08 PM

What Israelis Seek on Google: Lower Phone Prices and More Cash

Google's Israel office released statistics on how Israelis used the company's search engine in recent weeks. David Lev, 12/6/2012, 2:46 AM

Hareidi School Teaches Smartphone Apps

Hareidi women in Bnei Brak learn to create smartphone applications in a new course.Maayana Miskin, 11/13/2012, 7:24 PM

Report: A Third of 'Tallbacks' Racist, Hateful

A study said that a large number of the “talkbacks” on Israeli news and opinion sites are hateful, racist, and just plain mean.David Lev, 11/4/2012, 7:41 PM

SFI: International Students Speak About Israel

Students for Israel fights anti-Semitism on the Internet.Scott Krane, 10/9/2012, 9:23 PM

White House Targeted by Cyber Attack

The White House confirmed that it was targeted by a cyber-attack, many believe had originated from China. Rachel Hirshfeld, 10/2/2012, 9:41 AM

Iran Surrenders to Internet, Restores Google

Iran restores access to Google after massive complaints of a shutdown the regime explained was due to cutting off YouTube. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/2/2012, 7:43 AM

British Jews Discuss Internet Dangers

Several thousand hareidi-religious men in Britain meet to discuss the dangers of the Internet.Maayana Miskin, 9/7/2012, 1:00 PM

Demand: Reveal Source of Anti-'Settler' Internet Abuse

Holocaust survivor’s children told to "go back to Germany" and hit with Nazi slurs. Rights org. calls to expose the attackers.Maayana Miskin, 8/31/2012, 10:31 AM

Talk of Military Attack May Be Cover for Cyber War on Iran

Daily chatter of a military attack on Iran may be a ruse to cover a cyber war that could knock out Iran’s nuclear program Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/15/2012, 4:00 PM

New: Web Providers Must Offer Obscenity Control

Law obligates internet providers to provide free tools for filtering obscene sites and content.Gil Ronen, 8/8/2012, 6:27 PM

'Gaza Hackers' Breach MK Yuli Edelstein's Website

The website of Public Diplomacy and Diaspora Affairs Minister Yuli Edelstein was hacked today.Rachel Hirshfeld, 7/31/2012, 5:04 PM

Pedophile Roundup Exposes Dangers of Internet

A huge police roundup of a ring of pedophiles once again shows the dangers of unsupervised Internet, advises the National Fraud Unit. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/31/2012, 10:00 AM

Young European Rabbis Create Internet Forum

The founding conference of the Forum for Young Rabbis in Europe concludes with rabbis agreeing to hold internet conferences once a month.Elad Benari, 7/26/2012, 1:14 AM

eBay Docking in Israel

The giant eBay website is strengthening its operations in Israel, and its CEO will visit the Jewish state in September.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/4/2012, 9:45 PM

NYC Billboard Warns: 'Dear Jew: Shield Your Eyes!'

On the way to Manhattan, Ultra-Orthodox Jews warn: “Dear Jew: You are entering a dangerous place. Shield your eyes.”Rachel Hirshfeld, 6/18/2012, 5:44 AM

Satmar Rebbe – It’s Me or Your Smartphones!

Taking a hardline against the Internet, Rabbi Aaron Teitelbaum says no one with a smartphone can count themselves among his followers.Gabe Kahn, 5/31/2012, 6:09 PM

Hackers: PA Using Rights Organization as Intelligence Front

Hackers took over the official PA news website on Sunday and published a report on a file allegedly leaked from PA General Intelligence.Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/28/2012, 6:18 PM

Oslo Negotiator Launches Online University for Israelis, Arabs

The "Yala Young Leaders" movement is launching the Internet’s first university for Israelis and Arabs across the Middle EastRachel Hirshfeld, 5/28/2012, 12:54 PM

Rights Groups Demand Google Stop Auto-Suggesting "Jew"

Mediators set to resolve dispute between Google and anti-racism groups who object to auto-complete feature suggesting "Jew." Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/24/2012, 2:51 PM

Mass US Rally Against 'Ravages of the Internet'

Tens of thousands attended a Hareidi-led rally promoting a 'war on technology' that threatens 'Jewish sanctity' at Citi Field.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/21/2012, 4:44 PM

PA Minister Resigns Following Internet Restrictions

Palestinian Authority Minister of Communications, Mashour Abu Daqa, announced his resignation following the PA's censorship of websites. Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/30/2012, 4:25 PM

Ultra-Orthodox Protest Dangers of Internet in NYC

Hareidi Orthodox leaders are organizing a rally in NYC to protest against the dangers of the Internet and modern digital technology. Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/29/2012, 2:00 PM

Israel May Have Next ‘Instagram’

Israel’s “UppSite,” which allows web site content to become an app for mobile devices, may be the next “Instagram,” says Forbes.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/22/2012, 10:59 AM

Did Google Catch You on 'Candid Camera' Street View?

If Google’s roof-topped “candid camera” caught you on film the past six months, you might be seen at Sunday’s launch of "Street View.”Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/17/2012, 1:31 PM

Al Qaeda Threatens to Return to New York

A picture discovered on the Internet, alongside the words “Al Qaeda Coming Soon Again in New York” has caused alarm in New York Police Dept.Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/4/2012, 12:40 PM

Amit Students Learn Safe Surfing

Students in the religious-Zionist Amit network learn Internet safety, create Torah-study train in honor of education day. Maayana Miskin, 4/3/2012, 11:49 AM

Sarkozy Promises Crackdown on Extremism

French president Nicolas Sarkozy announced a crackdown on extremism as police seek to learn if Mohammad Merah had accomplicesGabe Kahn., 3/22/2012, 4:32 PM

Knesset Approves Internet in Public Shelters

The Knesset approves preliminary reading of a bill that requires public shelters to include infrastructure for wireless internet access.Elad Benari, 3/20/2012, 4:12 AM

Iran Running Scared, Censors Internet

Iran’s Ayatollah, the country’s supreme leader, orders an Internet supervising agency, a sign of fears of the opposition.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/7/2012, 7:51 PM

Hacker Group ‘Anonymous’ Threatens AIPAC

Hackers: "We’re calling for an occupation of AIPAC and the destruction of their websites"; "Expect us or perish." Rachel Hirshfeld, 3/7/2012, 11:46 AM

Suicide Attempts Cause Facebook Controversy

Activists call to allow teachers greater Facebook freedom as two students attempt suicide over comments on site. Maayana Miskin, 3/2/2012, 1:32 PM

Police: Girls Tried to Commit Suicide Due to Cyber-bullying

Two teenage girls who were apparently trying to commit suicide were driven to a desperate act because of cyber-bullying, police said.David Lev, 3/1/2012, 2:08 PM

Phony Name Use on Internet Could Cost NIS 100,000

New law would fine internet impersonators up to NIS 100,000David Lev, 2/20/2012, 9:53 PM

IDF Visits Schools on Safe Internet Drive

A cadre of IDF officers visited Israel's schools to teach children about safe Internet usage for International Safe Internet Day.Gabe Kahn., 2/9/2012, 3:59 PM

Education Ministry: Children Should Not Use Social Networks

Education Ministry officials say parents need to monitor their children's web-use and protect them from online dangers.Gabe Kahn., 2/6/2012, 7:39 PM

Israeli Hacker Vows More Internet Raids

The Israeli hacker who goes by the nomme de guerre 'Hannibal' has vowed to release 100,000 more Arab Facebook credentials over the weekend.Gabe Kahn., 1/20/2012, 11:22 AM

Wikipedia to 'Go Dark' in Protest of US Legislation

Wikipedia's English-language sites will shut down for 24 hours on Wednesday to protest "destructive legislation" in Congress.Gabe Kahn., 1/17/2012, 10:15 PM

December 25 - Birthday of the WorldWideWeb

December 25 is the birthday of the Internet, created on December 25, 1990. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/25/2011, 9:41 AM

Kazakhstan Launches Israel’s Amos 5 Communications Satellite

Russia launched two satellites on Sunday, one of them carrying Israeli sophisticated communications systems. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/11/2011, 4:31 PM