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Alon Arvatz

Alon Arvatz
George S. Patton said “If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn’t thinking”. Alon thinks, but not like most of us. And it’s this quality that has given him vast experience and knowledge in the world of cyberthreat intelligence, and why he has succeeded in working in the most advanced environments in the world (most of which cannot be discussed here!). After serving in an elite intelligence unit in the Israel Defense Forces, Alon joined Guy Nizan to establish Cyber School, a center providing teenagers with courses, seminars and summer camp workshops on cyber intelligence.
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As long as banks have money, there will always be bank robberies. However, the shouts of “Nobody move, nobody gets hurt,” has been replaced by the dull clicks of hacker keystrokes halfway across the globe. Hackers treat banks as their personal ATMs. They slip in and out of hidden cyber tunnels...

The Dark Web. In the minds of most consumers, it’s the Boogeyman’s cyber-playground. A land of digital anarchy, where guns, drugs and other black market items are traded freely for crypto-currency. There are low-lit individuals concealed in hoodies hovering over a keyboard and striking keys to...

Over the past year and half, we've seen a number of significant shifts to the threat landscape, particularly for financial services organizations. These changes will be outlined in our Financial Services Threat Landscape Report (July 2018), which will be published in the coming weeks. As the...

Last week, Brian Krebs, who runs the popular security blog KrebsOnSecurity, published some interesting research about how employees are posting corporate login credentials within tools that are exposed to web searches. In particular, he looked at Trello.com, a popular collaboration and project...

"Computers are useless. They can only give you answers." - Pablo Picasso

Today’s great cyber threats are no longer malware or trojans, but humans. As the adversary changes, so too must defenders - but too many firms are still stuck in the past. The biggest problem - many are simply asking the...

Last week, organizations in several European and Asian countries -- including the Russian Federation, Ukraine, Germany, Turkey, Japan and Bulgaria – were targeted by Bad Rabbit, a new ransomware believed to be a variant of NotPetya.  The ransomware (aka Troj/Ransom-ERK and RANSOM_BADRABBIT.A)...

Most people think of the dark web as the most dangerous section of the internet -- a mysterious place that hosts illegal and nefarious activity. Only the most tech savvy can access it, and their identities are protected by networks like TOR and i2P.

For those tasked with protecting corporations and employees from cyber threats, the dark web can be a goldmine of information. But despite this fact, just 1 in 7 IT security professionals have ever visited the dark web in an effort to improve their enterprise’s security.   

Learning how to...

The news of British model Chloe Ayling being lured and kidnapped to be sold on the Dark Web has captured worldwide attention. While the 20-year-old’s story seems unbelievable, it’s actually not unique on the Dark Web.