“The Impact Team” hack group says unless the Ashley Madison site isn’t shut down they will release personal data from the sex website, exposing millions of members’ names, financial information, nude photos & members’ sexual fantasies.
By Ilan Gattegno, Israel Hayom Staff & Associated Press
Around 180,000 Israelis, as well as millions of other people around the world, are concerned about their privacy after the parent company of Ashley Madison, a matchmaking website for cheating spouses, says it was hacked and that the personal information of some of its users was posted online.
Some 37 million Ashley Madison users may have their personal information posted online – Photo: AP
The group behind the attack is threatening to release all of the site’s personal information — including its members’ sexual fantasies, nude photos, financial information, online conversations and real names and addresses — if the company does not take Ashley Madison offline, according to a prominent security blog. Continue Reading »
Global hackers of Anonymous managed to only temporarily crash a very few Israeli websites whereas Israeli hackers successfully penetrated the Anonymous website.
By Ryan Jones
The international hacker group Anonymous warned that Israel would be under a constant and determined cyber-attack on Monday, but by midday, Israeli cyber-security experts said the assault had been “unsophisticated” and largely unsuccessful.
Israeli Hackers Strike Back at the Anonymous anti-Israel campaign – Photo credit: It’s anonymous
Anonymous and allied hacker groups launched the fresh wave of cyber-attacks in response to Israel’s counter-terrorism strikes on the Gaza Strip.
The hackers primarily used two methods of trying to bring down or penetrate Israeli government and business websites. Continue Reading »
One year after its last major cyber attack on Israel, AnonymousOpIsrael goes after Israeli websites again.
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Exactly one year after its last major cyber attack, AnonymousOpIsrael hacked Israeli websites on Monday.
Members of ‘team Red’ work on laptop computers during a mock cyberattack scenario with teams of amateur computer experts taking part and trying to fight this simulated attack in London, Friday, March, – Photo: AP
The pro-Palestinian “hacktivist’ collective broke into the Education Ministry’s website, as well as the websites of the Israel Postal Service and the Central Bureau of Statistics, Ynet reported.
Anonymous struck first in November 2012 after Israel’s Operation Pillar of Defense assault on Gaza, and again on April 7, 2013.