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Israeli Teens Charged For Tens of Thousands of Cyber Attacks

Two 19-year-olds from central Israel were indicted on Tuesday for running a business that disabled websites by launching distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on them. Read more

The DEA Met With Controversial iPhone Hackers

The Drug Enforcement Administration held a meeting with the US sales arm of NSO Group, a controversial malware company whose products can remotely siphon data from iPhones and other devices, according to internal DEA emails obtained by Motherboard. Read more

Top Cybersecurity Firm Targeted By Hackers

Cybersecurity firms are paid to protect their clients from hackers. But what happens when they’re the target? Read more

Surveillance: German Police Ready To Hack WhatsApp Messages

German police will be able to use surveillance software by the end of the year that can hack into people’s smartphones and read encrypted messages in such services as WhatsApp, says a report that cites a leaked document. Read more

UniCredit Says 400,000 Accounts Were Hacked, Exposing Data

UniCredit has revealed a data breach affecting 400,000 customers who suffered unauthorised access to their personal loan accounts at Italy’s biggest bank. Read more

UAE Responsible For Hacking Qatari Media

The United Arab Emirates orchestrated the hacking in late May of Qatari government news and social media sites in order to post incendiary false quotes attributed to Qatar’s emir, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al-Thani, U.S. intelligence officials told The Washington Post on Sunday. Read more

Law Firm DLA Piper Hit By Cyber Attack

DLA Piper is working with the the FBI and the UK National Crime Agency (NCA) to get its systems back online, as the firm enters its second day of outage following the ransomware attack that prompted it to shut down its computer and phone systems around the world. Read more

Ukraine Hit By Massive Cyber Attack

Ukraine’s national bank, state power company and largest airport are among the targets of a huge cyber attack on government infrastructure. Read more

Inside The $5.3B Scheme To Infiltrate Your Work Email

Attempts at cyber wire fraud globally, via emails purporting to be from trusted business associates, surged in the last seven months of 2016, the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation said in a warning to businesses. Read more

Topeka Data Firm Investigating Data Breach

Hackers obtained personal data, including Social Security numbers and birth dates, from a Topeka company that manages information services for workforce agencies in 10 states, officials said Wednesday. Read more