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Israel Airports Authority website taken down by hackers

Pro-Iranian hackers from Iraq take down Israel Airports Authority website. The site returns to regular activity after about half an hour.

Israel Airports Authority website taken down by hackers

Russian cyberattacks: US government goes on high alert as Ukraine invasion escalates

New Russian sanctions threaten to spill over into cyberattacks against US government agencies and critical infrastructure.

US gov goes on high alert as Ukraine invasion escalates

European countries form cyber defense team to protect Ukraine from Russian attacks

Massive cyber attacks over past weeks have Ukraine on high alert given sensitivity of financial institutions & infrastructure.

European countries form cyber defense team to protect Ukraine

Ukraine hit with massive cyber attack

Defense Ministry, army, largest banks in Ukraine fall victim to massive DDoS attacks after Russia announces withdrawal of some troops.

Ukraine hit with massive cyber attack

Report: Cyber attacks on Iranian dams and water facilities

Major water monitoring station suffers severe damage in latest in series of cyber attacks on water facilities in Iran, country claims.

Report: Cyber attacks on Iranian dams and water facilities

Did Iran claim credit for cyber attacks on Israel?

Iranian foreign ministry claims to have retaliated for cyber attacks blamed on Israel after Israel suffers cyber attacks on health system.

Did Iran claim credit for cyber attacks on Israel?

100,000 cyber attacks on Israeli medical institutes - each month

Knesset Health Committee holds meeting on security of healthcare information systems at hospitals, medical centers, following cyberattacks.

Israel's health care system under cyber siege

Unknown source reveals Iran's alleged secret cyber files

Classified documents attributed to the Iranian regime reveal secret research into potential targets for cyber attacks.

Unknown source reveals Iran's alleged secret cyber files player

Fox reporter to Psaki: 'Why have ransomware attacks increased?'

Fox's Doocey asks White House spokesperson why Russian cyber attacks have spiked under Biden.

Fox reporter to Psaki: 'Why have ransomware attacks increased?'player

'Everything at risk' - cyberattacks targeting Israel, US

Cybersecurity expert says nuclear plants, power grids, gov't institutions at risk of getting hacked, Israeli elections a likely target.

'Everything at risk' - cyberattacks targeting Israel, US player

Iran behind proliferation of cyber attacks against Israel

Increase in Iranian cyber attacks on Israeli targets under guise of independent hacker groups, some also linked to countries like Turkey.

Iran behind proliferation of cyber attacks against Israel

Iranian hackers attack dozens of Israeli sites, demand ransom

Israeli cyber security expert explains how Iranian-linked group was able to breach dozens of local firms in the past weeks.

Iranian hackers attack dozens of Israeli sites, demand ransomplayer

Interpol warns of fake COVID vaccines & immunity passports

Vaccines will be "equivalent of liquid gold to organized crime networks," Interpol warns.

Interpol warns of fake COVID vaccines & immunity passports

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis meets JVP Chairman Erel Margalit to explore cyber cooperation

Meeting comes after many cyber-attacks on Greek sites and companies and global rise in cyber-crime during COVID-19 pandemic.

Greek PM Mitsotakis meets JVP Chair to explore cyber cooperation

Israeli cyber chief warns of 'new era' in cyber warfare

National Cyber Directorate chief says attempted Iranian cyberattack on Israel water systems was a 'turning point' in cyber warfare.

Israeli cyber chief warns of 'new era' in cyber warfare

Cybersecurity: Israel Aerospace Industries collaborates with Mellanox Technologies

Mellanox to join Israeli Cyber Companies Consortium led by IAI to develop unique tech for investigating & handling cyber incidents.

IAI and Mellanox collaborate to fight cyber-attacks

Report: US launched cyber attack against Iran

US targeted Iran's computers and systems responsible for missile attacks, report says.

Report: US launched cyber attack against Iran

Shin Bet head: Foreign hacking of Israeli elections

Shin Bet chief Nadav Argaman discovers foreign country intends to intervene in Israeli elections with hackers.

Shin Bet head: Foreign hacking of Israeli elections

Germany: Iran, Russia, China have identical cyber capabilities

Iran's cyber capabilities pose a threat to German companies, research institutions, report says.

Germany: Iran, Russia, China have identical cyber capabilities

Major deal inked between US, Israeli companies on cyber-defense

CyberReadyUSA signs deal with Israeli Electric Corporation to learn how to defend against cyber attacks.

Major deal inked between US, Israeli companies on cyber-defense

Report: UAE responsible for hacking Qatari media

U.S. intelligence officials say the United Arab Emirates orchestrated the hacking of Qatari government news and social media sites.

Report: UAE responsible for hacking Qatari media

Hackers target Israeli hospitals

Wave of cyber attacks affecting Western countries makes its way to Israeli hospitals - where it gets stopped short.

Hackers target Israeli hospitals

'US alerted France to Russian election hacking'

'Look, we're watching the Russians, we're seeing them penetrate some of your infrastructure.'

'US alerted France to Russian election hacking'

Unusual cyber attack thwarted

Attacker forges security certificates, sends emails to government offices and private citizens.

Unusual cyber attack thwarted

'Israel unprepared for massive cyber-attack'

State Comptroller said Israel neglecting cyber-security, as cyber-threats grow.

State comptroller: Israel unprepared for massive cyber-attack

Cyber attacks disrupt service on East Coast

Cyber attacks on internet infrastructure provider Dyn disrupt service on major sites such as Twitter and Spotify.

Cyber attacks disrupt service on East Coast

US, Russia, fight cyber war

In response to WikiLeaks email revelations targeting Hillary Clinton, the Obama administration prepares retaliatory cyber attack on Russia.

US, Russia, fight cyber war

Report: NSA chief made secret visit to Israel

Admiral Michael Rogers was reportedly in Israel last week to discuss cyber threats from Iran and Hezbollah.

Report: NSA chief made secret visit to Israel

Cyber Attack on Defense Min.Computers Thwarted

Suspicious email would have allowed hackers deep access to classified information.

Cyber Attack on Defense Ministry Computers Thwarted

Top Expert Says NYSE Outage Likely an Attack

Prof. Danny Dolev of the Cyber Research Center at Hebrew University doubts official explanations for events at NYSE, WSJ, United Airlines.

Top Israeli Cyber Expert Says NYSE Outage Likely an Attackplayer

IDF to Establish New Cyber Command

Chief of Staff announces that IDF will form a cyber command to combat new challenges in online warfare.

IDF to Establish New Cyber Command

Half of Israelis Willing to Show Emails to State

Fear of cyber attacks against Israel is high, with over half of citizens willing to share online activity with gov't for security purposes.

Half of Israelis Willing to Share Emails to Combat Cyber Attacks

Report: Major Iranian Cyberattack Uncovered

Iranian hackers launched attack against 500 targets - 40 of them Israeli.

Report: Major Iranian Cyberattack Uncovered

Report: IDF Foiled Massive Cyber-Attack on Israel

Elite Israeli cyber-defenders repelled attack during Protective Edge; concerns hackers could seek to take control of armed drones.

Security Services 'Foiled Massive Cyber-Attack on Israel'

Secret Unit at Front Lines of Israel's Cyber-War

Officials speak about the ISA's involvement in protecting Israel's cyberspace for the first time.

Secret Shin Bet Unit at The Front Lines of Israel's Cyber-War

Expert: Israel Needs More Cyber-Attack Specialists

#OpIsrael may turn out to be a dud, expert says - but future attacks might not be.

Expert: Israel Needs More Cyber-Attack Specialists

Hackers Threaten Cyber-Attack Against Israel

'We will not stop until Palestine is freed,' hackers warn. But how serious is the threat?

Hackers Threaten Cyber-Attack Against Israel

Hacking of Largest Casino Site Linked to Iran

Hackers target a company owned by pro-Israel Jewish businessman Sheldon Adelson, apparently over his criticism of Iran.

Iranian Hackers Bring Down Website of World's Largest Casino

Minister Hails Israel's Cyber Warriors

Deputy FM Ze'ev Elkin speaks of the dangers of cyber-terror, urges international cooperation: "Attacks have only made us stronger."

Deputy Foreign Minister Hails Israel's Cyber Warriors

Failed Hackers Issue New Threat

Hackers plan September 11 assault on Israel, United States.

Failed Hackers Issue New Threat