A Lebanese newspaper says the group known as ‘SpiderZ’ leaked lists of bank customers with details of over 100,000 depositors, 200,000 borrowers and named the banks that cooperate with Hezbollah’s illicit businesses.
By Tal Shahaf
A mysterious hacker group said Tuesday that it had executed a successful cyberattack against Lebanese terror group Hezbollah’s financial wing, Al-Qard al-Hassan, which includes a functioning banking system.
According to the Lebanese newspaper The Daily Star, the group known as “SpiderZ”, already leaked passport photos, details on customers and senior executives, as well as security camera footage from inside the bank, all allegedly gathered during the attack. Continue Reading »
ClearSky of Israel and the Tokyo-based Trend Micro say malicious hackers are using social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and YouTube to dupe targeted victims in Saudi Arabia, Germany, the U.S. and Israel.
By Reuters and Israel Hayom Staff
A cyber spying group with links to Iran is targeting countries including Israel, Saudi Arabia, Germany and the United States, security researchers said on Tuesday.
A new report by Tokyo-based Trend Micro and ClearSky of Israel detailed incidents as recently as April of this year involving a group known as “CopyKittens,” which has been active for the past four years. Continue Reading »
After posing as beautiful young women, Hamas operatives successfully hacked IDF soldiers’ cell phones to acquire intelligence by photographing and listening in on IDF forces near the Gaza border.
By Yoav Zitun
As part of the Hamas’ internet espionage activities, the terrorist organization’s cyber collections unit managed to hack dozens of cell phones belonging to IDF combat soldiers in an attempt to gather intelligence for military operations and preparations on the Gaza border.
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Investigations by the Shin Bet and the IDF’s Information Security Department and Cyber Defense Unit discovered that dozens of cell phones belonging to soldiers and officers in both active and reserve duty had been hacked by Hamas.
After hacking the encrypted site, the Israeli company named “Insights” published a list of potential targets that they had gotten off ISIS’s messaging group.
By Shai Landesman
An Israeli company has hacked into ISIS secret online messaging group “telegram”, and has revealed lists of potential targets for attacks planned by the terror group, Channel 10 News reported.
Cyber hackers – Illustrative Photo: REUTERS
Only 500 people worldwide are members of the secret group, and new members are only accepted by recommendation by one of the existing ones. Potential targets for terror attacks are frequently posted on the group, with the intention of moving one of the members to plan an attack in these locations. Continue Reading »
The Israeli suspect, found in a joint int’l FBI-Lahav 433 investigation, is being charged with computer trespassing, fraud, theft, and intellectual property offenses.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
A suspected Israeli hacker was arrested Wednesday on charges of hacking into the computers of Madonna and a number of other well-known artists in order to steal and distribute unreleased songs, Israel Police reported Wednesday.
Hacking into Madonna’s computer (illustrative) – Photo: INGIMAGE,REUTERS,JPOST STAFF
The months-long international investigation, conducted between the FBI and Lahav 433, the police’s special investigation unit, led investigators to a 39-year-old Tel Aviv resident.
The suspect allegedly hacked into the artists’ computers, stole unreleased tracks, and distributed the music over the Internet for money. Continue Reading »
Father of Iron Dome, Danny Gold & Isaac Ben-Israel are developing a cyber-system that will be able to detect, target then attack hackers.
The project, expected to cost several hundreds of millions of shekels, will be funded by the Israel’s Defense Ministry.
By Assaf Gilad
Danny Gold, who initiated and led the Iron Dome project during his tenure as head of the Israel Defense Forces’ research and development division, is currently promoting a new project for the establishment of a national defense system against cyber-attacks, Calcalist has learned.
Maj. Gen. (res.) Isaac Ben-Israel – Be’er Sheva Municipality Spokesperson’s office
Gold, who serves today as chairman of the National Cyber Committee at the National Council for Research and Development, is working on the project in conjunction with the National Cyber Bureau, headed by
The project is expected to be implemented within the next three years, at a cost of hundreds of millions of shekels, with the Defense Ministry to foot the bill. Continue Reading »
Leaked document by Edward Snowden: France believed U.S. was behind a cyber attack on the Elysee Palace but White House pointed finger at Mossad.
By Elad Benari, Canada
France believed the United States attempted to hack into its president’s communications network but the U.S. hinted that Israel was behind the attack, AFP reported on Friday, based on a leaked U.S. intelligence document.
Hackers (illustration) – AFP/File
According to the report, U.S. agents denied having anything to do with the May 2012 cyber attack on the Elysee Palace, the official residence of French presidents, and appeared to hint at the possible involvement of the Mossad, Israel’s intelligence agency. Continue Reading »
Previously unsuccessful, hacker group announce an upcoming September 11 assault on Israel & the United States.
By Maayana Miskin
An anonymous group of anti-Israel hackers has announced plans for a new cyber-assault. The mass hacking attempt has been scheduled for September 11.
Hacker (illustrative)- IsraelandStuff/PP
The same group previously attempted a mass online attack in April 2013. The only noticeable effect was a several-second delay in access to one government site; other than that, all Israeli government sites ran as usual.
A previous attack did more damage, temporarily affecting hundreds of Israeli civilian sites.
The hackers have released a video with their latest threats. Continue Reading »
Category: Israel News
The int’l hackers’ group ‘Anonymous’ prides itself on repeatedly bringing down ‘Larger than Life’s’, a website aimed to help children with cancer .
The hackers’ group Anonymous said Saturday that its planned attack on Israel has begun and will intensify Sunday. One of its prime targets is a website for an NGO that assists children with cancer.
The group announced that 19,000 Israeli Facebook accounts have already been hacked. In addition it said, personal details of students from Haifa University have been compromised, as have hundreds of passwords to Israeli email accounts.
Several dozen sites belonging to Israeli NGOs have been damaged, the web vandals claimed, including that of Larger than Life, and NGO for children with cancer. Continue Reading »
Assad-affiliated hackers say they are ready to take on anyone who threatens Syria’s ‘pure’ lands, so they attack ’50 Zionist entity websites,’ guesthouses in north & an online furniture retailer.
By Roi Kais
What damage is caused to Israeli security by downing the website of an online furniture retailer? The connection between the two seems vague, however that was one of the targets of an Assad affiliated hacker group, who attacked Israeli websites in response to the alleged attack on their country.
A number of hours after Damascus admitted that an attack took place, the organization, which calls itself the Syrian Electronic Army, claimed: “We have hacked into 50 central Israeli websites.” Continue Reading »