Information security experts reverse engineered Israel’s coronavirus vaccination certification app and discovered that despite already being live - it’s exposed and even dangerous
Ran Bar-Zik is a developer at Verizon Media and a writer at internet-israel.com. The opinions presented here are his own and not the views of Verizon Media.
Over a week after a fatal flaw was exposed, the official document proving you’ve been vaccinated against coronavirus can still be easily faked
New online scam targeting Israelis and others abroad uses an old trick to make you think you've done something 'illegal'. There is a simple solution
Many individuals and companies use Trello to organize tasks and schedules; the problem is that some forget to set their privacy settings, needlessly exposing sensitive information
As part of the IDF’s vaccination drive, soldiers were instructed to report their details on Google’s platform. The free online program can expose personal details. Why does the IDF keep using it?
Guernsey offers tourists fields, villages and historic sites. But companies like Rayzone Group come there for a very different reason – access to a cellular network that enables them to help customers spy on targets
Haaretz’s cybersecurity expert managed to crack the Israeli army’s coronavirus contact-tracing app and find the names and ID numbers of every one of the IDF's current soldiers
A common oversight on the part of schools, teachers and even parents has revealed a very simple flaw hiding in plain sight
We managed to break into a new IDF website and find the phone numbers of thousands of IDF soldiers. The exploit has now been fixed and the data safe again
Despite the Shin Bet's dismal record in coronavirus contact tracing, the government still wants to increase its use of personal data collected by the security service
Hack into website hosting service's server comes a day before Iranian Quds Day, but no link to Iran identified
Tens of thousands of users gave their personal details and reported their medical history as part of the country's efforts to contain the coronavirus outbreak, but the Health Ministry stresses no information was leaked
Naftali Bennett's office says hackers had access to his account for merely several seconds, but Pro-Turkish and Palestinian statements were seen on the minister's feed for at least seven minutes
Names, identification numbers and addresses of over 6 million voters were leaked through the unsecured Elector app
The votes were cast using paper ballots, but a recount was ordered due to irregularities. One tweet exposed the security breach
Fake News Campaign Targets ex-Israeli Defense Chief: 'Ex-Mossad Chief Called Lieberman a Russian Spy'
It is unclear who is behind the website posing as a Harvard University research institute and disseminated by a high quality, forged Twitter account