WhatsApp messaging service owned by Facebook encrypts users' messages, but a software developer discovered users sharing Web links may be exposing personal information
Oded Yaron has worked at Haaretz since 2000 and writes about technology.
Facebook's demand that any legal dispute with users be adjudicated in a California court is a discriminatory condition, Avichai Mendelblit says
Is North Korea Behind Global Cyber Attack? Identical Code Points Researchers Toward Possible Culprit
'There is no doubt functions are 100% the same,' says one researcher, but possibility remains that WannaCrypt developers copied code previously used by North Korea
'There has been no evidence of damage to essential and national infrastructure or of systematic harm to the economy,' National Cyber Defense Authority says
A post on the culture minister's official Facebook page called on "the people" to protect Regev's star rating from a 'Breaking the Silence' assault
Web users evidently found advice to Palestinian hunger striker – 'If you're going to break the strike, wouldn’t pizza be better?' – somewhat tasteless
Ongoing cyberattacks against Israel by Anonymous and its many imitators are so futile they're hardly worth reporting. But that could change, especially if we become too complacent.
The group known as Shadow Brokers says releases programs used by the U.S. security agency, including some used to hack into the Swift system for money transfers
Want to drop in on the dating scene in Iran, or maybe North Korea? You're welcome. But Tinder's premium service considers the Green Line between Israel and the Palestinian territories an impenetrable firewall
Software manual suggests that main use of the system isn’t to monitor individuals but to learn about trends and public sentiment; the real question is what the government will do with it.