The UN has called for a moratorium on the sale or transfer of life-threatening surveillance technology until a framework has been established to ensure such technology preserves human rights.
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After releasing mitigations for a cyberattack that utilizes "DevilsTongue" malware developed by an Israeli company recently, Microsoft says that it is cracking down on private-state offensive actors.
The demand was made in an internal letter, authored by the Apple Muslim Association. The letter has amassed roughly 1,000 signees and was sent on Monday directly to the firm's CEO.
Microsoft has formed a coalition with Google and WhatsApp, among others, to file an amicus brief against NSO Group, claiming that immunity should not be granted to the Israeli technology firm.
Twitter has revealed that hackers attempted to match phone numbers to Twitter usernames. It said the hack may have been state-backed, possibly being linked to Iran, Israel, or Malaysia.
Microsoft is launching an investigation into a firm it funded in the summer of its alleged use in the West Bank. Microsoft said such use of the technology would go against its ethical principles.
A report claims that WhatsApp has been the target of a surveillance attack developed by Israel-based security firm NSO Group. WhatsApp has confirmed the vulnerability and is still investigating.
Reportedly, many accounts that use Hebrew to communicate were recently suspended by Twitter. Allegedly, these accounts were run by a Chinese religious group known as the Church of Almighty God.
Facebook has apologized, after a translation provided by its AI led Israeli police to arrest and question a Palestinian man, who they thought was about to launch an attack with his bulldozer.
According to a new report by The New York Times, Israeli hackers who had penetrated Kaspersky Lab's network discovered Russian agents were using the antivirus as a "Google for sensitive information".
Microsoft is expected to buy the Israeli security firm Hexadite according to a report. Neither company has confirmed the acquisition yet but the report says Microsoft spent $100 million.
Intel has announced that it will be acquiring Mobileye - a company which develops technology for autonomous vehicles - in an all-cash deal valued at $15.3 billion, priced at $63.54 per share.
Google claims that - contrary to recent claims - there was never a 'Palestine' on its Maps to be removed in the first place. However, another glitch did remove the 'West Bank' and 'Gaza Strip' labels.
Israel's government is ramping up pressure on the social networking giant. It's throwing around harsh words in an effort to get Facebook to remove posts that it deems to be dangerous and extremist.
NSA chief Admiral Mike Rogers was in Israel last week to discuss closer ties between the NSA and its Israeli counterpart, Unit 8200. The meeting came after the US DoJ charged seven Iranian hackers.
Microsoft is apparently in talks with Israeli cybersecurity startup Aorato, which was founded by veterans of the IDF with a focus on Active Directory, for close to $200 million in the next two months.
The webpage for Google in Palestine has been attacked by an unknown group, calling for revolution in the disputed lands around Palestine and Israel. How they pulled off the hack is still uncertain.
Microsoft Research, in cooperation with the Technion Institute of Technology in Israel, is working on a system to potentially divine the future from newspaper headlines and other sources.
Better late than never? Seven years after the Xbox 360 made its debut in the US, Microsoft's game console is finally set to get an official local release in Israel and Argentina later this month.
Iran's nuclear program has been infected with a new virus which seems to play excellent music at inopportune times, and has spread across two different Iranian facilities already.
Apple is set to acquire Israeli NAND flash design firm Anobit for an estimated $500 million dollars, according to a report by Reuters. Apple also plans to invest in a new R&D facility in Israel.
Maybe Julian Assange was onto something when he called Facebook an “appalling spy machine.” The social media site that is used for sharing personal tidbits of information is also used to bring groups of...
A German researcher is claiming that the United States and Israel Intelligence and Special Operations department (Mossad) were behind the 2010 malicious Stuxnet worm which attempted to attack Iran's nuclear program. During the TED conference...
The popular email service Hotmail has been defaced in Israel by a Turkish hacker going by the name of TurkGuvenligi of Turksec. It appears the site has been subject to a DNS hijack, the practice of...
Importing the newly released iPad has been banned by Israeli authorities because of fears the Wi-Fi capability can broadcast at a higher power level and may interfere with other wireless connections. The U.S., unlike Europe...
In a recent Supreme Court ruling, Israel has ruled that anonymity on the Internet can only be forcefully removed "where a cause of action against the anonymous commenter exists and where the anonymity was used...
Branded by some as "hacktivism", the conflict between Israel and Palestine has spilled onto the web, with activists from both sides defacing websites, taking over computers and shutting down Facebook groups, according to a report...
Syrian authorities have blocked Facebook, the popular Internet hangout, over what seems to be fears of Israeli "infiltration" of Syrian social networks on the Net, according to residents and media reports. Residents of Damascus said...
The internet search giant has promised that all of its services will be translated to Hebrew and moved into Israel within 18 months as the company's grip on the web tightens. ...
Israel became the latest government to embrace the open-source movement in software, saying this week that it would suspend purchases of Microsoft's productivity software and explore less costly, open-source alternatives. Though the full impact remains...
In a bold assertion of independence, Israel has thrown the full weight of its antitrust legislation at Microsoft. The Israeli Ministry of Commerce has suspended all governmental contracts with Microsoft, and indicated...