US looking at media report that Israel used AI to identify bombing targets in Gaza

The United States was looking into a media report that the Israeli military has been using artificial intelligence to help identify bombing targets in Gaza, White House national security spokesperson John Kirby told CNN in an interview on Thursday. The Read More …

Three underwater data cables providing Internet through Red Sea are cut amid Al Houthi militant attacks

An incident in the Red Sea has cut three underwater sea cables providing internet and telecommunications around the world as the waterway remains a target of Yemen’s Houthi militants, officials said on Monday. A statement by Hong Kong-based HGC Global Read More …

BiBi attacks Israel: Pro-Hamas hackers use new malware to attack Israeli companies

A wave of new cyberattacks from pro-Hamas hackers using the BiBi malware has been identified in Israel in recent days. This involves four new variants of malware that are able to evade antivirus engines, according to the VirusTotal platform. The Read More …

U.S. conducted cyberattack on suspected Iranian spy ship

The United States recently conducted a cyberattack against an Iranian military ship that had been collecting intelligence on cargo vessels in the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden, according to three U.S. officials. The operation was intended to inhibit Read More …

Iran accelerates cyber ops against Israel from chaotic start

Since Hamas attacked Israel in October 2023, Iranian government-aligned actors have launched a series of cyberattacks and influence operations (IO) intended to help the Hamas cause and weaken Israel and its political allies and business partners. Many of Iran’s immediate Read More …

US imposes fresh sanctions over Iranian arms, cyber activity

The United States on Friday imposed sanctions targeting Iran’s ballistic missile and drone procurement programmes as well as officials it said were involved in hacking US infrastructure, as Washington looks to increase pressure on Tehran. The US Treasury Department said Read More …

Lebanon: Ministry of Social Affairs’ website suffers cybersecurity breach

The Ministry of Social Affairs’ website has been subjected to a cyber-attack. Authorities are actively working to resolve the issue and ensure the restoration of normalcy to the site. Reportedly, the website does not contain any personal information. Read more… Read More …

Web monitors say Gaza week-long internet outage is longest yet

Internet monitoring firms say a near-total internet blackout in Gaza is reaching its seventh day, the longest outage of the ongoing Israel-Hamas conflict so far. Doug Madory, the director of internet analysis at Kentik, told TechCrunch in a Signal message Read More …