Pierluigi Paganini November 25, 2023
Hamas-linked APT uses Rust-based SysJoker backdoor against Israel

Researchers reported that a Hamas-linked APT group is using a Rust-based SysJoker backdoor against Israeli entities. Check Point researchers observed a Hamas-linked APT group is using the SysJoker backdoor against Israeli entities. In December 2021, security experts from Intezer first discovered the SysJoker backdoor, which is able to infect Windows, macOS, and Linux systems. The version […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 01, 2023
Pro-Hamas hacktivist group targets Israel with BiBi-Linux wiper

A pro-Hamas hacker group is targeting Israeli entities using a new Linux-based wiper malware dubbed BiBi-Linux Wiper. During a forensics investigation, Security Joes Incident Response team discovered a new Linux Wiper malware they tracked as BiBi-Linux Wiper. Pro-Hamas hacktivist group used the wiper to destroy the infrastructure of Israeli companies. The researchers noticed that the malware […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 09, 2023
Gaza-linked hackers and Pro-Russia groups are targeting Israel

Microsoft linked a Gaza-based threat actor tracked as Storm-1133 to a series of attacks aimed at private organizations in Israel. The fourth annual Digital Defense Report published by Microsoft linked a series of attacks against organizations in Israel to a Gaza-based threat actor that is tracking the campaign as Storm-1133. The Storm-1133 activity was observed in early […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 08, 2022
Hamas-linked threat actors target high-profile Israeli individuals

Hamas-linked threat actors conducted an elaborate campaign aimed at high-profile Israeli individuals employed in sensitive sectors. Researchers from Cybereason observed a sophisticated cyberespionage campaign conducted by APT-C-23 group campaigns targeting Israeli high-profile targets working for sensitive defense, law enforcement, and emergency services organizations. The threat actors use sophisticated social engineering techniques to infect Windows and Android […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 17, 2020
IDF soldiers tricked into installing malicious apps by Hamas operatives posing as attractive women

Israeli Force (IDF) announced it has thwarted an attempt by the Hamas militant group to hack soldiers’ phones by posing as attractive women on social media. Israeli Defence Force (IDF) announced it has thwarted an attempt by the Hamas militant group to hack soldiers’ mobile devices by posing as attractive women on social media and […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 06, 2018
Hamas cyber-operatives lure Israeli soldiers to spyware hidden in tainted apps

Israeli military intelligence accused Hamas operatives of creating tainted apps to lure soldiers into downloading spyware onto their phones. According to a report published by the Israeli military, Hamas hackers are attempting to lure Israel Defence Forces (IDF) soldiers into installing tainted apps on their devices. Israeli military already blamed Hamas of similar attacks, but this […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 17, 2017
The ViperRAT APT group is targeting the Israeli Defense Force

A group of hackers tracked as ViperRAT is spying on the Israeli military by hacking into the soldiers’ personal Android mobile devices. A group of hackers, tracked as ViperRAT, is spying on the Israeli military by hacking into the soldiers’ personal Android mobile devices to track their activities and steal sensitive data. Experts from security firms […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 18, 2014
Hamas hacked the programming at Israeli TV Channel 10

Hackers pro Hamas claim to have hacked programming on Israeli TV Channel 10 and inserted an unscheduled transmission calling for an end to Israeli airstrikes. The effects of the conflict between Israel and Palestin are evident also in the cyberspace, group of hacktivists, including Anonymous, are targeting Israeli Government websites to protest against recent strikes that […]