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Israeli spies 'watched Russian agents breach Kaspersky software'

Israeli spies 'watched Russian agents breach Kaspersky software'

Technology
Israeli spies looked on as Russian hackers breached Kaspersky cyber-security software two years ago, US media report.The Russians were allegedly attempting to gather data on US intelligence programs, according to the New York Times and Washington Post.Israeli agents made the discovery after breaching the software themselves.Kaspersky has said it was neither involved in nor aware of the situation and denies collusion with authorities.Last month, the US government decided to stop using the Russian firm's software on its computers.The Israelis are said to have notified the US, which led to the ban on Kaspersky programs.The New York Times said that the situation had been described by "multiple people who have been briefed on the matter".Integrity 'fundamental'Classified documents are reported ...
Israeli embassy in Amman: Shooting leaves one dead

Israeli embassy in Amman: Shooting leaves one dead

World
A Jordanian man has been killed, and an Israeli and another Jordanian wounded in a shooting incident at the Israeli embassy in Jordan's capital Amman.The two Jordanians were working for a furniture firm and entered the embassy before the shooting, police say.Few details have been revealed and what sparked the shooting is unclear.Security forces have sealed off the embassy with the Israeli authorities evacuating staff.The shooting happened in a residential building used by the Israeli embassy, Jordanian police say.The three people were hospitalised, with one of the Jordanians dying from bullet wounds, according to a statement. It said investigations were still in their "initial phases".Israeli authorities are not commenting on the incident and have imposed reporting restrictions.The heavily...