Pierluigi Paganini May 20, 2020
Israel is suspected to be behind the cyberattack on Iranian port

Israel is likely behind the recent cyberattack which disrupted some operations at Iran’s Shahid Rajaei Port, located near the Strait of Hormuz. A couple of weeks ago, Iranian officials announced that hackers damaged a small number of systems at the port of Shahid Rajaei in the city of Bandar Abbas. Bandar Abbas is the capital of Hormozgān […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 18, 2019
Facebook banned Archimedes Group, misinformation made in Israel

A new political misinformation campaign was uncovered and blocked by Facebook, this time it was not operated by Russia but Israel’s Archimedes Group Facebook uncovered and blocked a misinformation campaign powered by Israel’ Archimedes Group, the corporation used fake accounts to manipulated political campaigns. According to Facebook, the Archimedes Group used hundreds of pages, accounts, […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 06, 2019
IDF hit Hamas, it is the first time a state launched an immediate physical attack in response to a cyber attack

Israel Defense Forces (IDF) launched a physical attack on Hamas It could be the first time that a state responds with a conventional strike to a cyber attack. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has launched a physical attack on Hamas in response to an alleged cyber attack. A strike launched by Israeli forces targeted a […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 29, 2019
Netanyahu accuses Iran of cyber attacks carried out daily

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accuses Iran of launching cyber-attacks on its country with a daily basis. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu revealed that Iran launched cyber-attacks on Israel on a daily basis, but its experts are able to block them. “Iran attacks Israel on a daily basis,” Netanyahu declared during a cyber conference in Tel Aviv. […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 19, 2018
Israel aims at hardening aviation industry assets from cyberattack

The defense and aviation industries are particularly exposed to cyber attacks and are adopting new countermeasures to harden their infrastructure and aircraft. Crook and nation-state actors continue to target defense and aviation industries and in some case, the increasing level of sophistication of the attacks is creating great concerns. The Israeli government is moving to harden aviation assets from […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 01, 2018
Iran hit by a more aggressive and sophisticated Stuxnet version

Iran’s strategic network was hit by a new destructive and sophisticated version of the Stuxnet cyber weapon, the Hadashot TV reports. According to the Hadashot TV, Iran’s strategic network was hit by a destructive malware-based attack hours after Israel revealed the Mossad had thwarted an Iranian murder plot in Denmark, and days after Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani’s phone […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 06, 2018
Hamas cyber-operatives lure Israeli soldiers to spyware hidden in tainted apps

Israeli military intelligence accused Hamas operatives of creating tainted apps to lure soldiers into downloading spyware onto their phones. According to a report published by the Israeli military, Hamas hackers are attempting to lure Israel Defence Forces (IDF) soldiers into installing tainted apps on their devices. Israeli military already blamed Hamas of similar attacks, but this […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 11, 2017
Israel hackers caught Russian cyber spies abusing Kaspersky AV to steal NSA secrets

Israeli hackers compromised the Kaspersky infrastructure and caught Russian spies using AV tool to harvest NSA exploits. Kaspersky was not aware of the hack. There is still a heated discussion about the alleged hack of Kaspersky’s antivirus and its use to steal an NSA exploit from a US subcontractor. Explosive new revelations put at risk […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 13, 2017
Anti-Israel and pro-Palestinian IsraBye wiper spreads as a ransomware

Malware researchers discovered an anti-Israel & pro-Palestinian data wiper dubbed IsraBye that is spreading as a ransomware. Malware researcher Jakub Kroustek from Avast has recently discovered an anti-Israel & pro-Palestinian data wiper dubbed IsraBye. Even if the lock screen claims that the files can be recovered, their content is replaced with an anti-Israel message. This is […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 13, 2017
Israeli Intelligence spotted IS plans for Laptop Bomb

Israeli cyber spies hacked into the operations of Islamic State bombmakers and discovered they were developing a laptop bomb to hit commercial air crafts, Israeli government spies hacked into the operations of Islamic State bombmakers to discover they were developing a laptop bomb to blow up a commercial aircraft, the New York Times reported Monday. […]