a Counter Cyberterrorism Expert, Cyberintelligence threat specialist and a Ransomware Recovery Expert with nearly 20 years of experience in cybersecurity.
A former IT security intelligence officer for the Israeli military, he is now the founder and CEO of MonsterCloud, a leader in ransomware removal and managed cybersecurity services backed by former FBI Deputy Director John Pistole. Pinhasi is an avid anti-ransomware advocate, providing cyber threat intelligence to some of the world’s top authorities, including The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and dozens of police departments and municipalities across the United States. MonsterCloud is a member of the “No More Ransom” organization, an initiative by the Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre, among others, whose goal is to thwart ransomware.
In 2017 Zohar was invited to CBS to speak about the potential threats and to again bring awareness to the skyrocketing malware and cyber attacks against hospitals, banks, law enforcement agencies, and small businesses.
In that same interview, Zohar Pinhasi predicted the magnitude of a series of cyber attacks that eventually affected thousands of people.