The hackers, hacked

Israeli company SenseCy fights cyber security with Avatars In a quiet corner of an Israeli farming village, Tanya sits at her computer and chats online with some of the most skilled hackers in cyber space. Some are just having fun; others are planning heists of credit card details or denial-of-service attacks that would cripple targeted websites.…

Israel denies Anonymous cyber-attack to blame for websites failure

Israeli secret service and army websites disrupted for several hours after video threat from Anonymous hacker group Israeli officials and security experts have rejected claims that a cyber-attack by the hacker group Anonymous was behind the failure of several government websites on Sunday, including those of the Mossad, the Shin Bet secret service, the Israeli army and…

Israel Vulnerable to Cyber Attack, Leaders Warn

A conference on cyber warfare in Tel Aviv reveals Israel’s weaknesses—but a strategy to solve them is already in hand. The outgoing head of Israel’s internal security service Shin Bet and the head of the country’s cyber task force, among others, warned at a conference on cyber warfare at Tel Aviv University last week that…