Hackers Breached Telegram, Email Accounts of 20 Israeli Crypto Execs: Report

Rachel McIntosh reports:

Hackers targeted approximately 20 Israeli cryptocurrency executives in early September, demanding payments of digital currency after hacking into their phones and stealing their identities. Israeli news source Haaretz reported that the cyberattack, which ultimately did not result in any lost funds, may have been carried out by a state-sponsored team.

According to Haaretz, the failed attack also involved a major telecom company, a cybersecurity firm called Pandora, and “perhaps even the Israeli Shin Bet”….

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