Muslim Knesset Member Among Israelis Listed by Ashley Madison Hackers




Joint Arab List MK Taleb Abu Arar, a Bedouin with 2 wives, denies any knowledge of registered account, even though it has his secured parliamentary email address…says it’s an attempt to damage his reputation.

By Ilan Gattegno Reuters & Israel Hayom Staff


Arab List MK Taleb Abu Arar’s name and official parliamentary email address were found Wednesday among the millions of names of Ashley Madison members released by hackers trying to shut the website down. Arar has denied any knowledge of registered account.

Making good on their threat on Wednesday, the 9.7 gigabyte “dark web” data dump, which the Wired tech website described as the biggest of its kind, included the personal information of thousands of the websites’ Israeli members, including Arar’s, who immediately denied even using the site.

“I have nothing to do with this site. Someone has obviously registered as a member under my name to damage my reputation. I plan to file a police complaint, and I plan to file a complaint against the website. I demand it reveals the source of the registration,” the Joint Arab List MK said in a statement.

CNBC reported Wednesday that the owners of Ashley Madison were “investigating the validity of customer information leaked.”


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