Bing’s blunder turns a compliment into an insult
Oded Yaron has worked at Haaretz since 2000 and writes about technology.
Both the health and asylum-seeker authorities aren't correcting deficiencies pointed out in previous reports, State Comptroller Joseph Shapira says in his annual report
Twenty eight Israelis installed application that made data accessible – enough to potentially affect tens of thousands of their Facebook friends
Justice Minister Shaked says this is the reason behind a bill that would allow Israel to request the removal of social media content in certain cases
The unusual letter, allegedly penned by the Israeli Defense Ministry in 2015 and published by Motherbaord, shows that Israel tried to get U.S. companies to sell advanced technologies it wanted
Anthony Levandowski isn’t afraid of the moment when computers will become smarter than humans; in fact, he longs for it
The American-Israeli Jewish teen provided an orderly price list, a long list of conditions and a refund policy
The two defendants, who were minors when the alleged offenses were committed, also earned over $613,000 from their illegal business
Unlike regular ransomware, this malware offers no option to recover files in exchange for payment
The app encourages users to identify websites and Facebook pages that feature anti-Israel statements and to present pro-Israel positions instead
'We still don’t know the source of the attack, but our assessment is that it's not a targeted attack against Israel'
Amit Serper discovers a simple mechanism that prevents the malware from encrypting computers and spreading onwards
WhatsApp messaging service owned by Facebook encrypts users' messages, but a software developer discovered users sharing Web links may be exposing personal information
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