News – September 2019

 


  • White supremacist who sent fake anthrax to Queen jailed for 12 years

    September 3, 2019

    A white supremacist who triggered a full-scale security alert after sending fake anthrax to the Queen with a threatening note saying “the clowns r coming 4 you” has been jailed for 12 and a half years. David Parnham penned similar letters to the then prime minister, Theresa May, the former PM David Cameron, two bishops and ...

  • Israel Railways builds new cyber-monitoring center

    September 3, 2019

    This month, Israel Railways is launching a new innovative cyber-monitoring center (SOC) unifying the OT/IT networks. This was revealed at the transportation panel from Cybertech’s exclusive seminar, in collaboration with Fortinet. “Israel Railways is considered critical infrastructure. Furthermore, it’s a transportation infrastructure that demands security measures, as we wouldn’t want to witness a train accident. Three ...

  • German bank loses €1.5 million in mysterious cashout of EMV cards

    September 3, 2019

    Criminals have stolen more than €1.5 million ($1.65 million) from a German bank by cloning customer debit cards and then cashing out user funds across Brazil, despite the original cards being protected by EMV (chip-and-PIN) technology. The thefts happened last week and involved the customers of German bank Oldenburgische Landesbank (OLB). The incident caught the eye of ...

  • 2 policemen injured in ISIS attack targeting Bangladesh Minister in Dhaka

    September 1, 2019

    The bomb was thrown from the footbridge at the Science Lab intersection on Saturday night when the Minister was passing through the area, reports said. Two policemen were injured in a blast near the car of a Bangladeshi Minister in Dhaka, in an attack claimed by the Islamic State (IS) terror group, a media report said ...

  • Afghan forces claim upper hand after Taliban attack Kunduz city

    August 31, 2019

    Afghan security forces “repelled” a coordinated Taliban assault on the northern city of Kunduz on Saturday, President Ashraf Ghani said, even as the insurgents claimed to have captured important city buildings. The multi-pronged Taliban offensive on Kunduz, which has come under frequent attack since 2015, occurred as US and insurgent negotiators continue to seek an agreement ...