Cyber Security Awareness Month

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month. Today I’d like to highlight PHISHING! The ubiquitous cyber attack category that has been around since the dawn of the Internet & Networked Technology. Remember These? 500 Hours FREE AOL Discs?   PHISHING and the various techniques employed to successfully execute a PHISH (like much of the Cyber Security Landscape) […]

Another Day. Another Brilliant Israeli Tech Startup

Another day. Another Brilliant Israeli Tech Startup. ?? Fascinating stuff. Most organizations have custom in house Applications. These take ample time to develop and the sophistication needed to develop a Proof-Of-Concept is enormous! “With prooV’s Pilot-as-a-Service platform you can discover/showcase solutions and easily run multiple PoCs at once, on secure cloud-based testing environments” True to it’s […]

The Rise of Ransomware! Public Institutions even Hospitals Held Hostage!

Over the last two months Ransomware infections have held not only home users hostage but many high-profile targets like hospitals, churches, schools and even courthouses. Is the shame on reporting such incidents disappearing? Earlier this month, a Ransomware infection paralyzed the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center in Los Angeles. Patients were diverted to other hospitals as the infection […]

$10 Billion & 10 Companies added to US Air Force Cyber Security Program

The Air Force just announced that they added 10 companies to a 5 year cyber security project. The service’s Cyber Security and Information Systems Technical Area Tasks program is a multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that runs through Nov. 30, 2020 and will cover research and development, and test and evaluation efforts in areas including software analysis, […]

Return of the Windows 10 Media Creation Tool to the Public

While I love the tool RUFUS for all my bootable media needs; This Microsoft tool makes installing and/or upgrading to Windows 10 incredibly simple. The Windows 10 Media Creation Toolkit is back at and social media indicates the upgrade is once again available via Windows Update. It would seem that all is right again since a few November […]

Israeli Company developed real-time IP networking platform introducing advanced communications and audio management capabilities on board aircraft, facilitating advanced directional audio and voice command that become essential for modern fighters, flown ‘heads out’ using of helmet-displays.

An advanced, distributed real-time IP networking platform known as ‘Orion’ is introducing advanced communications and audio management capabilities on board aircraft, facilitating advanced directional audio and voice command that become essential for modern fighters, flown ‘heads out’ using of helmet-displays. With the growing demand for data connectivity and limitations of current airborne network solutions, the […]

UK Parliament Held Ransom; Secure Network HACKED and Sensitive Data Stolen and used in Crypto-Ransomware Attack

According to many reports from British newspapers, for the first time  the UK Parliament’s internal computer network AKA the Parliamentary Digital Service (PDS) was infected by ransomware. The hack is the first report of a successful breach on the secure parliament network, used internally by government employees. Some quickly blamed the cyber-attack on advanced persistence threats (APTs), but […]

IsraTechnologies completes new website for Celebrity Hair Stylist Koby Ben

IsraTechnologies just launched a new website, IsraTechnologies is an advanced IT firm that caters to law firms, financial services organizations, medical offices and other corporate entities’ technology needs. IsraTech provides enterprise level IT support & solutions with an emphasis on cyber security and customer service. Catering to small to medium size business’ at incomparable price points […]

Cyber Defenses STILL Lag Behind Threats – Organizations & Their Users VUNERABLE to cyber attacks

According to a Blog post by Promisec, current endpoint protection and detection solutions lag behind today’s security threats. This based on a Survey by Promisec, a security and compliance solution provider. An alarming 89% of VP and C-Level IT Leaders have a heightened fear of a breach over the next year Only 32% of Respondents Have Advanced Endpoint […]

Three Israeli Hackers Indicted by US Prosecutors for JPMorgan Data Breach

Between 2007 and 2014 12 International Companies including 9 Financial Institutions were hacked. Three men were arrested and US Prosecutors have finally brought official charges. The three, Gery Shalon, Joshua Samuel Aaron and Ziv Orenstein, are now facing 23 charges of conspiring to commit money laundering, identity theft, computer hacking and illegal Internet gambling. The […]