Israel Political Brief April 7, 2013: Anonymous targets Israel in another cyberattack

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Anonymous targets Israel in another cyberattack

Source: CNET, 4-7-13

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….READ MORE

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Israel Brief April 4, 2013: Computer virus attacks Israeli Facebook users

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Computer virus attacks Israeli Facebook users

Source: JTA, 4-4-13

A computer virus attacked thousands of Israeli Facebook subscribers days before a threatened mass cyber attack on Israeli websites….READ MORE

Israel Brief February 17, 2013: Anonymous activists hack into 600,000 Israeli email accounts

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Anonymous activists hack into 600,000 Israeli email accounts

Source: Haaretz, 2-17-13

Expert says attack is part of the #OpIsrael campaign targeting Israeli websites; email provider ‘Walla!’ confirms that an attack took place but says information taken was useless.

Activists associated with the group “Anonymous” claimed on Friday to have hacked some 600,000 email accounts from the Israeli server Walla!, stealing user details and information…..READ MORE

Israel Political Brief November 19, 2012: Israel Deflects 44 Million Cyber Attacks

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Israel Deflects 44 Million Cyber Attacks

Israel said it had become the victim of 44 million cyber attacks since the beginning of Pillar of Defense operation last week.

Source: INN, 11-19-12

Israel said it had become the victim of a mass cyber-warfare campaign with millions of attempts to hack state websites since the beginning of Pillar of Defense counterterrorist campaign last week.

Speaking Sunday ahead of the weekly cabinet meeting, Israeli Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz said the government was now waging war on “a second front — of cyber attacks against Israel.”

Steinitz said in the past four days, Israel had “deflected 44 million cyber attacks on government websites. All the attacks were thwarted except for one, which targeted a specific website that was down for six or seven minutes.”…READ MORE

Israel Political Brief November 18, 2012: Israel fighting off millions of cyber attacks

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Israel fighting off millions of cyber attacks

Source: JTA, 11-18-12

Israel has repelled some 44 million cyber attacks on government websites since the start of Operation Pillar of Defense, a government minister said….READ MORE

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