[ISN] Anonymous targets Israel in another cyberattack

http://news.cnet.com/8301-1009_3-57578331-83/anonymous-targets-israel-in-another-cyberattack/ By Steven Musil CNet News April 7, 2013 Anonymous claims that a cyberattack launched against Israeli government Web sites this weekend has caused billions of dollars of damage, although Israeli officials say there have been no major disruptions. The group claimed it hacked more than a dozen official Israeli Web sites, including those for the Israel Police, the Prime Minister’s Office, the Israel Securities Authority, the Immigrant Absorption Ministry, and the Central Bureau of Statistics. The country’s page for the Ministry of Defense was offline today as well, which Anonymous took credit for hacking in a tweet: The group estimates that #OpIsrael has caused more than $3 billion in damage, hacking more than 100,000 Web sites, 40,000 Facebook accounts, and 30,000 bank accounts belonging to Israelis. However, Yitzhak Ben Yisrael, of the government’s National Cyber Bureau, said the campaign has caused minimal disruption to key government Web sites. […] ______________________________________________ Attend #HITB2013AMS April 8th – 11th in Amsterdam. Featuring over 42 international speakers and keynotes by Bob Lord and Edward Schwartz http://conference.hitb.org




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