Apple offers up to $1 million for remote access exploit for iPhones and cloud-based backups

Apple launched the challenge at the annual Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas. In order to remove exploitable vulnerabilities from its mobile operating system, Apple Inc has announced a bounty of up to $1 million to cyber security researchers who detect flaws in iPhones. This is the largest ever reward Apple has offered to…

HP Inc collaborates with Israel’s Deep Instinct to prevent advanced cyber attacks

HP Sure Sense uses AI and deep learning to predict and prevent security threats. On Tuesday, in a statement HP Inc stated it is collaborating with Israeli cybersecurity firm Deep Instinct to launch HP Sure Sense. The collaboration is aimed at preventing advanced cyber attacks. Financial details of the deal have not been released. According…

Finistere Ventures partners with 3 Israeli firms to invest up to $100 million in Israeli agrifood startups

Finistere Ventures is intent on investing in technologies in the food sector. On Monday, Finistere Ventures, a food technologies-focused firm has partnered with three Israeli firms to invest up to $100 million in agrifood startups in Israel. Finistere will be joined by Tnuva, Israel’s largest food company that is controlled by China’s Bright Food, beverage…

SpaceX launches Israel’s first unmanned moon lander

Israel’s first unmanned moon lander’s Beresheet was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at about 8:45 p.m. EST (0145 GMT Friday). In a significant development for Elon Musk’s SpaceX, the firm’s Falcon 9 rocket launched off successfully on Thursday night from Florida carrying Israel’s first lunar lander. The development is likely to make Israel…

Cyber security provider Palo Alta to acquire Demisto Inc for $560 million

Demisto develops and markets automation tools for information security management, including a chatbot that assists in handling tasks. Palo Alto Networks Inc, a cyber security company stated it would be acquiring Demisto Inc, a U.S.-Israeli information security firm for $560 million using cash and stock. Founded in 2015 by four McAfee executives, Demisto develops and…