Police warn Israelis not to answer unknown calls

The Israel Police warned citizens on Friday not to answer phone or video calls from numbers they don’t recognize—particularly from abroad—following a surge of suspicious calls reported to authorities. “The purpose of the calls may be to cause panic and Read More …

FBI: Threats Associated with the Israel-HAMAS Conflict

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are issuing this Public Service Announcement to highlight potential threats in the United States from a variety of actors in response to the HAMAS attacks on Israel on Read More …

Hacktivist attacks erupt in Middle East following Hamas assault on Israel

Groups range from known collectives to new outfits eager to raise their profile Hacktivism efforts have proliferated rapidly in the Middle East following the official announcement of a war between Palestine and Israel.… The escalation was spurred by a deadly Read More …

Rules of engagement issued to hacktivists after chaos

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has, for the first time, published rules of engagement for civilian hackers involved in conflicts. The organisation warns unprecedented numbers of people are joining patriotic cyber-gangs since the Ukraine invasion. The eight Read More …

How Did the FBI Get a Tor User’s IP Address?

Polling the internet: what is the best way to de-anonymize a Tor user? Somebody over at the FBI definitely has a method, but they clearly aren’t planning on telling anybody anytime soon. Motherboard originally reported that the bureau has somehow Read More …

Russia labels Meta an ‘extremist’ organization, bans Instagram

Russia’s Investigative Committee, the nation’s peak criminal and anti-corruption investigation body, has opened a probe into whether Meta is an extremist organization. The move follows Meta’s decision last week to relax rules about exhortations to commit violence posted to its Read More …