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The Terrifying U.S.-Israeli Computer Worm That Could Cause World War III

The Terrifying U.S.-Israeli Computer Worm That Could Cause World War III | Information wars | Scoop.it
Alex Gibney’s new doc ‘Zero Days’ chronicles the Stuxnet worm, a piece of malware the west used against Iran, and its even more dangerous sister virus: “Nitro Zeus.”
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In Twitter blitz, Dubai security chief opposes Palestinian state, urges coalition with Israel

In Twitter blitz, Dubai security chief opposes Palestinian state, urges coalition with Israel | Information wars | Scoop.it
The outspoken Dhahi Khalfan Tamim says Jews should not be treated as enemies; most of his 1.3 million followers are not impressed
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Geopolitical alliance between Israel and Arab states against Iran despite widespread antisemitism / antisionism in Arab population

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The Future of Cybersecurity Is Being Written in the Israeli Desert

The Future of Cybersecurity Is Being Written in the Israeli Desert | Information wars | Scoop.it
Inside the vast cybersecurity complex being built in the desert city of Beersheba.
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Israel and Turkey Restore Diplomatic Relations

Israel and Turkey Restore Diplomatic Relations | Information wars | Scoop.it
Israel and Turkey have just agreed to renew full diplomatic ties. Israel has been seeking to restore relations since the Mavi Marmara episode in May 2010, when Israeli naval commandos boarded a Turkish ship intending to break the maritime blockade of Gaza and killed 10 Turkish citizens after passen...
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Report: Israel worried Egypt's Sisi might fall to jihadist insurgents

Report: Israel worried Egypt's Sisi might fall to jihadist insurgents | Information wars | Scoop.it
A former US lawmaker co-authored a report in which he states that his team met with a number of Israeli defense and security analysts in recent weeks.
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Saudi Arabia’s last best chance may be an alliance with Israel

When the enemy of your enemy is also your enemy, you’ve no choice but to determine who you’re less afraid of.
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I disagree on the assesment about Egypt: it will be the next leader...

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AP Interview: Egypt's leader says country in 'ferocious war'

Egypt's nearly 40-year-peace with Israel to include more Arab countries
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Sissi: "Egypt's nearly 40-year-peace with Israel should include more Arab countries"

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From The Israeli Army Unit 8200 To Silicon Valley

From The Israeli Army Unit 8200 To Silicon Valley | Information wars | Scoop.it
To understand Israel’s innovation success, look no further than the Israeli Defense Forces and the country’s mandatory policy of service for young adults...
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Israeli company uncovers international cyber spy network - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

Israeli company uncovers international cyber spy network - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East | Information wars | Scoop.it
According to Israel-based CYBERTINEL, a spy network had been hitting targets in Germany, Austria and Switzerland for over a decade.
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Gaza tunnels take IDF by surprise - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

Gaza tunnels take IDF by surprise - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East | Information wars | Scoop.it
For years, Hamas has constructed an ''underground Gaza'' designed to fire rockets at Israel, send infiltrators and protect Hamas' leadership, while investing nothing in the welfare of "upper Gaza."
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Is Israel forming an alliance with Egypt and Saudi Arabia? - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

Is Israel forming an alliance with Egypt and Saudi Arabia? - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East | Information wars | Scoop.it

The "moderate" Arab countries have not forgotten the Ottoman period, and are very worried about the growing strength and enlargement of the two non-Arab empires of the past: Iran and Turkey. On this background, many regional players realize that Israel is not the problem, but the solution. Israel's dialogue with the large, important Sunni countries remains mainly under the radar, but it deepens all the time and it bears fruit.

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The Social Networks as a Source of Inspiration and Imitation for Terrorist Attacks: Examination of Facebook pages of four terrorists who recently carried out shooting, vehicular and stabbing attacks.

The Social Networks as a Source of Inspiration and Imitation for Terrorist Attacks: Examination of Facebook pages of four terrorists who recently carried out shooting, vehicular and stabbing attacks. | Information wars | Scoop.it
Examination of Facebook pages of four terrorists who recently carried out shooting, vehicular and stabbing attacks.
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U.S. Hacked Into Iran's Critical Civilian Infrastructure For Massive...

U.S. Hacked Into Iran's Critical Civilian Infrastructure For Massive... | Information wars | Scoop.it
A new documentary on "Stuxnet", the joint U.S.-Israeli attack on Iran's nuclear program, reveals it was just a small part of a much bigger...
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An Israeli Group Created Fake Anti-Israel and Anti-Palestinian Facebook Pages. Guess Which One Got Taken Down?

An Israeli Group Created Fake Anti-Israel and Anti-Palestinian Facebook Pages. Guess Which One Got Taken Down? | Information wars | Scoop.it
An Israeli legal group has accused Facebook of favoring Palestinians over Israelis following an experiment it conducted using two phony Facebook groups with nearly identical content but with the words “Jews/Israelis” and “Arabs/Palestinians” swapped. Shurat HaDin posted a video showing highlights of what it called “The Big Facebook...
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Hamas is funding Islamic State in Sinai

Hamas is funding Islamic State in Sinai | Information wars | Scoop.it
News, Magazine: Hamas' military wing in Gaza is paying tens of thousands of dollars each month to Islamic State's Sinai branch, in exchange for the group's help with smuggling weapons into the Strip.
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The Roots of the Latest Palestinian Uprising

The Roots of the Latest Palestinian Uprising | Information wars | Scoop.it
Knife attacks on Israeli Jews are not over settlements, but something deeper.
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«Truppe egiziane per la Palestina»

«Truppe egiziane per la Palestina» | Information wars | Scoop.it
Al Sisi: «Aiuteremo la polizia del futuro Stato E vogliamo garantire la sicurezza di Israele». Confermata linea dura verso Morsi e «azione comune» contro terrorismo
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Sissi: «vogliamo garantire la sicurezza di Israele» http://sco.lt/... #Egypt #Israel #peace #MiddleEast

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What Jordanians talk about when they talk about Israel

What Jordanians talk about when they talk about Israel | Information wars | Scoop.it
In Amman, a new think tank seeks to inject nuance into the conversation about the Jewish state and the Arab world
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For Hamas, Egypt is now the new "Israel"

For Hamas, Egypt is now the new "Israel" | Information wars | Scoop.it
(Photo via Reuters) For the Egyptian leadership and Hamas, February was a particularly bad month. The tension between the two sides has reached tipping point. The cascade of escalating events start...
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The Stuxnet Attack On Iran's Nuclear Plant Was 'Far More Dangerous' Than Previously Thought

The Stuxnet Attack On Iran's Nuclear Plant Was 'Far More Dangerous' Than Previously Thought | Information wars | Scoop.it
Cyber security expert Ralph Langer, who studied the Stuxnet virus that ravaged Iran's Natanz, explains in Foreign Policy that the malware "was far more ...
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Military Strategy for a Twitter War

Military Strategy for a Twitter War | Information wars | Scoop.it
A military guide to fighting Twitter Wars. On NEXTWar, a blog by the Center for International Maritime Security.
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China Hacking Iron Dome, Arrow Missile Defense Systems

China Hacking Iron Dome, Arrow Missile Defense Systems | Information wars | Scoop.it
"[The] Chinese have been doing that to all defense contractors in the West." — Uzi Rubin, former head of missile defense at Israel's Defense Ministry. For the future of the free world, the U.S. and the international community must put an immediate end to
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