Microsoft: Hackers from China, Russia and Iran targeting US election

Microsoft: Hackers from China, Russia and Iran targeting US election

Microsoft says it thwarted recent cyberattacks from China, Russia and Iran targeting both Republican and Democratic presidential campaigns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/11/2020, 1:08 AM
Hackers steal $7.5 million from Washington Jewish endowment

Hackers steal $7.5 million from Washington Jewish endowment

Jewish Federation of Greater Washington loses $7.5 million to hackers, who directed the money to international accounts.David Holzel, JTA, 9/3/2020, 8:26 PM
U.S. government report: N. Korea has 60 nuclear bombs, 5000 tons of chemical weapons

U.S. government report: N. Korea has 60 nuclear bombs, 5000 tons of chemical weapons

US attributes N. Korean weapons stockpiling to fear that foreign nations will try to impose regime change.Y Rabinovitz, 8/18/2020, 9:55 PM
Suspected mastermind of Twitter hack pleads not guilty

Suspected mastermind of Twitter hack pleads not guilty

17-year-old suspected mastermind of Twitter hack pleads not guilty to allegations he hijacked celebrity accounts.Elad Benari, 8/5/2020, 6:41 AM
Three people charged over high-profile Twitter attack

Three people charged over high-profile Twitter attack

17-year-old Tampa teen among those facing charges linked to Twitter breach which targeted accounts of verified figures.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/31/2020, 11:06 PM
State Department: 2 Chinese hackers struck hundreds of companies over 10 years

State Department: 2 Chinese hackers struck hundreds of companies over 10 years

Hackers allegedly stole 'hundreds of millions of dollars' in trade secrets over 10 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/21/2020, 7:51 PM
Twitter: Hackers manipulated our employees in high-profile attack

Twitter: Hackers manipulated our employees in high-profile attack

Twitter apologizes for massive high-profile attack in which official accounts were broken into by hackers asking for Bitcoin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/19/2020, 6:32 AM
Report: Israeli water facilities attacked again

Report: Israeli water facilities attacked again

Two cyberattacks on Israeli water facilities occurred recently, causing no damage.Elad Benari, 7/17/2020, 4:42 AM
Hackers break into high-profile Twitter accounts, ask for bitcoin donations

Hackers break into high-profile Twitter accounts, ask for bitcoin donations

Accounts of Joe Biden, Bill Gates and Kanye West among those hit by massive Twitter hack aimed at soliciting donations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/16/2020, 1:05 AM
The Israeli game that will make you into a hacker

The Israeli game that will make you into a hacker

How do you learn cyber skills and become a professional hacker? New Israeli computer game will allow users to experience future now.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2020, 11:21 AM
Russian hacker Aleksei Burkov sentenced to nine years in prison for payment fraud

Russian hacker Aleksei Burkov sentenced to nine years in prison for payment fraud

Russian national sentenced to prison for operating websites devoted to fraud and malicious cyber activities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2020, 12:32 AM
Jerusalem Post website hijacked by Islamist hackers

Jerusalem Post website hijacked by Islamist hackers

'Al Quds is our red line!' Israeli news site hacked by Turkish Islamist hackers, who replace content with anti-US, anti-Israel propaganda.David Rosenberg, 6/21/2020, 6:02 PM
Report: Iranian hackers tried to increase chlorine in Israel's water

Report: Iranian hackers tried to increase chlorine in Israel's water

Officials: Iranian hackers who targeted Israel’s water system tried to increase the amount of chlorine added to Israelis' water.Elad Benari, 6/1/2020, 6:37 AM
Iranian hackers target coronavirus drugmaker Gilead

Iranian hackers target coronavirus drugmaker Gilead

Hackers linked to Iran targeted staff at company behind the experimental drug remdesivir which is said to help some coronavirus patients.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 5/8/2020, 11:16 PM
Supreme Court rejects Russian hacker appeal against extradition

Supreme Court rejects Russian hacker appeal against extradition

Israel's top court upholds extradition order of Russian hacker Aleksey Burkov to the United StatesAFP, 11/10/2019, 2:59 PM
Russian hacker to be extradited to the US

Russian hacker to be extradited to the US

Justice Minister signs order extraditing Aleksey Burkov to the US despite Russian pressure.Gary Willig, 10/30/2019, 7:53 PM
Russian hacker: Do not approve my extradition

Russian hacker: Do not approve my extradition

Russian hacker appeals to Justice Minister Amir Ohana, asks him not to approve his extradition to the US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/16/2019, 6:48 AM
Russian hacker would even be prosecuted in Russia

Russian hacker would even be prosecuted in Russia

Alexei Burkov's lawyer: Even if he goes to Russia he will be prosecuted.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/15/2019, 2:26 PM
Russian hacker: I'm also in prison because of political games

Russian hacker: I'm also in prison because of political games

Russian hacker whose case has been linked to Naama Issachar's: I strengthen Naama and her family, I'm not a spy.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/13/2019, 6:22 PM
Microsoft: Iran-linked hackers tried to compromise US campaign

Microsoft: Iran-linked hackers tried to compromise US campaign

Microsoft says hacking group that appears to be linked to the Iranian government carried out a campaign against a US presidential campaign.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/4/2019, 8:40 PM
Israeli intel firm: Russian hackers hit Benny Gantz’s cellphone

Israeli intel firm: Russian hackers hit Benny Gantz’s cellphone

CGI Group says Gantz's phone hit in “powerful and unprecedented attack by Russian hackers, a type we have never before encountered.”Marcy Oster, JTA, 8/29/2019, 8:24 AM
Hackers break into Israeli Broadcasting Corporation's site

Hackers break into Israeli Broadcasting Corporation's site

Pro-Palestinian hackers believed to be behind attack on website of Israeli Broadcasting Corporation during Eurovision semi-final.Yoni Kempinski, 5/15/2019, 3:34 AM
Shin Bet head: Foreign hacking of Israeli elections

Shin Bet head: Foreign hacking of Israeli elections

Shin Bet chief Nadav Argaman discovers foreign country intends to intervene in Israeli elections with hackers.Mordechai Sones, 1/8/2019, 8:59 PM
10 years for man behind JCC bomb threats

10 years for man behind JCC bomb threats

Ashkelon Hacker gets 10 years in prison and $16,000 fine for threatening thousands of institutions worldwide.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/22/2018, 12:15 PM
How hackers could use smart home devices to spy on you

How hackers could use smart home devices to spy on you

Smart devices are supposed to increase convenience and security, but could be making your home, family, and data vulnerable.Mordechai Sones, 10/1/2018, 8:54 PM
Hacker behind US bomb threats convicted

Hacker behind US bomb threats convicted

Youth from Ashkelon threatened long list of US institutions, including many Jewish ones. Sentence to be given at later date.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2018, 11:14 AM
Hackers attempt to knock Israeli out of Eurovision song contest

Hackers attempt to knock Israeli out of Eurovision song contest

Anti-Israel hackers launch cyber attacks in bid to block votes for Israeli contestant at annual Eurovision music contest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/11/2018, 10:56 AM
British teen: Accessing classified documents was 'kind of easy'

British teen: Accessing classified documents was 'kind of easy'

British teen gains access to classified documents by impersonating CIA and FBI directors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/20/2018, 10:16 PM
Russian firm confirms Israeli accusations on theft of US intel

Russian firm confirms Israeli accusations on theft of US intel

Kaspersky Lab admits to taking source code for a secret American hacking tool via its antivirus software after Israel discovered the theft.JTA, 10/25/2017, 6:32 PM
Report: Israel found Russians using Kaspersky for hacks

Report: Israel found Russians using Kaspersky for hacks

Reports say Israeli intelligence officials spying on Russian government hackers found they were using Kaspersky Lab software.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2017, 5:33 AM
Israelis work with Google to stop cellphone hackers

Israelis work with Google to stop cellphone hackers

New chip prevents cellphone hackers from attacking phone systems. Researcher says 'there's no way for a phone to detect it's under attack.'Uzi Baruch, 9/28/2017, 11:04 AM
FireEye: No confidential information was accessed

FireEye: No confidential information was accessed

Hackers break into cybersecurity firm, compromise bank, IDF documents, company insists nothing compromised, not their fault.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2017, 9:34 PM
Pro-ISIS hackers break into U.S. government sites

Pro-ISIS hackers break into U.S. government sites

Several government pages hacked with messages advocating support for ISIS.Elad Benari, 6/26/2017, 3:07 AM
Qatar: Neighboring countries hacked our news agency

Qatar: Neighboring countries hacked our news agency

Qatar accuses countries that cut ties with it of being behind cyber attack on Doha's state media.Ben Ariel, 6/21/2017, 4:33 AM
Al-Jazeera comes under hacker attack

Al-Jazeera comes under hacker attack

Pan-Arab satellite network says it is combating a large-scale cyber attack on its media platform.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/9/2017, 5:10 AM
Did Russian hackers cause rift with Qatar?

Did Russian hackers cause rift with Qatar?

According to US reports, Russian hackers planted disinformation in Qatar state news agency, leading to crisis between Arab world and Qatar.Mordechai Sones, 6/7/2017, 10:29 AM
Did Russian 'fake news' cause Gulf crisis?

Did Russian 'fake news' cause Gulf crisis?

American officials believe Russian hackers breached Qatar's state news agency, contributing to crisis among Gulf states.Elad Benari, 6/7/2017, 4:37 AM
Father of JCC bomb scarer: My son is mentally-ill and autistic

Father of JCC bomb scarer: My son is mentally-ill and autistic

The father of the Ashkelon hacker accused of making bomb threats to JCCs around US claims his son is 'mentally-ill and autistic.'Yoel Domb, 4/25/2017, 11:54 AM
Hackers set off 156 sirens in Dallas

Hackers set off 156 sirens in Dallas

Hackers turn on 156 storm alert sirens in Dallas, leave them blaring for 90 minutes.Chana Roberts, 4/8/2017, 10:55 PM
Printers at 3 colleges produce anti-Semitic fliers

Printers at 3 colleges produce anti-Semitic fliers

Printers on the campuses of Stanford, Vanderbilt and California, Berkeley produce anti-Semitic fliers in a suspected hacking attempt.JTA, 1/27/2017, 4:32 AM
Report: Former MI6 officer produced dossier on Trump

Report: Former MI6 officer produced dossier on Trump

Christopher Steele, a former British intelligence officer, allegedly authored dossier on Trump’s activities and connections in Russia.Ben Ariel, 1/12/2017, 2:07 AM
Trump doubles down on 'Nazi' tweet at news conference

Trump doubles down on 'Nazi' tweet at news conference

President-elect defends tweet comparing the leak of a dossier containing allegations about him to the actions of Nazi Germany.JTA, 1/12/2017, 1:58 AM
Do Russian hackers have compromising info on Trump?

Do Russian hackers have compromising info on Trump?

Trump presented with intelligence documents showing that Russian operatives may have compromising information about him.Ben Ariel, 1/11/2017, 2:08 AM
Obama vows retaliation for Putin's 'interference in elections'

Obama vows retaliation for Putin's 'interference in elections'

Obama promises to retaliate against Russia, Trump says entire thing ploy to invalidate election results.Chana Roberts, 12/18/2016, 7:09 AM
Hack on Yahoo hits more than a billion users

Hack on Yahoo hits more than a billion users

Yahoo says more than a billion users may have had data stolen in a hack dating back to August of 2013.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/15/2016, 2:14 AM
Check Point reveals 1,000,000 Google accounts were hacked

Check Point reveals 1,000,000 Google accounts were hacked

Israeli software security company Check Point revealed that hackers had breached more than a million Google accountsArutz Sheva staff, 11/30/2016, 5:12 PM
Hackers take over Israeli television

Hackers take over Israeli television

Channel 2 and 10 newscasts temporarily disrupted by images of Muslim holy sites and the words "Allah is great".Elad Benari, 11/30/2016, 4:16 AM
Cyber attacks disrupt service on East Coast

Cyber attacks disrupt service on East Coast

Cyber attacks on internet infrastructure provider Dyn disrupt service on major sites such as Twitter and Spotify.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 11/1/2016, 7:38 PM
FBI investigating hacking of Democrats' phones

FBI investigating hacking of Democrats' phones

FBI is investigating suspected attempts to hack mobile phones used by Democratic Party officials.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/28/2016, 1:04 AM
Mark Zuckerberg's social media accounts hacked

Mark Zuckerberg's social media accounts hacked

Facebook founder's Twitter and Pinterest accounts hijacked by hacker group called 'OurMine,' using breach in LinkedIn database.JTA, 6/7/2016, 4:18 PM
Israel prepares to defend against hacker assault

Israel prepares to defend against hacker assault

April 7 has traditionally been a date for anti-Israel hackers to attack Israeli and Jewish websites.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/6/2016, 4:25 PM
Syrian pro-Assad hackers face hacking charges

Syrian pro-Assad hackers face hacking charges

Hackers - 2 based in Syria and a third in Germany - charged in US court for crimes including false tweet of White House bomb.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/23/2016, 4:41 AM
Anonymous launches cyber war against Trump

Anonymous launches cyber war against Trump

Anonymous launches #OpTrump, calls for April 1 cyber attacks on the billionaire's websites.Ben Ariel, 3/17/2016, 6:43 AM
Anonymous: We've taken down 5,000 ISIS accounts

Anonymous: We've taken down 5,000 ISIS accounts

Anonymous hackers group says it took down more than 5,500 Twitter accounts belonging to ISIS, part of declared war on the organization.Ben Ariel, 11/18/2015, 5:15 AM
US to extradite two Israeli hackers

US to extradite two Israeli hackers

Israel readies to send Gery Shalon and Ziv Orenstein to US to stand trial for massive hacking scheme against JPMorgn Chase.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2015, 1:48 PM
ISIS Hackers Take Down Human Rights Monitor Site

ISIS Hackers Take Down Human Rights Monitor Site

Hackers claiming affiliation with Islamic State threatened and took down website of Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/8/2015, 6:26 PM
Anonymous Takes Down Canadian Website

Anonymous Takes Down Canadian Website

Anonymous group claims cyberattack on Canadian government public website, cites new anti-terror law as the reason.Ben Ariel, 6/18/2015, 3:43 AM