Tag Archive for internet terror

Canadian Online Sex-Site Hack May Expose 180,000 Israelis

“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 »

Israel Police Arrest 8 Arabs in Jerusalem Behind Online Incitement Campaign

8 Arab extremists arrested in Jerusalem in Israel Police’s largest operation of its kind against online incitement of racial hatred & violence.

By Arutz Sheva Staff


Israeli police said Monday that eight Arab residents of Jerusalem have been arrested for inciting anti-Jewish violence in postings on the Internet.

The eight were detained last week for “inciting hatred, violence and terrorism” against Jews and Israeli security forces, mostly with messages and videos on Facebook, a police spokesman told AFP.

The spokesman said one of the suspects had posted a picture of himself with an M16 assault rifle. Such postings had resulted in “many messages of support on Facebook,” he said.

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US Security Firm: Iranian Hackers Infect Israel Supporters from Twitter & Facebook

An American internet security firm reported Iranian hackers were actively using social media networks like Facebook & Twitter to spy on Israelis, by pretending to be their online ‘friends’.

By Yaakov Levi


Iranian hackers used social media networks to spy on Israelis, and supporters of Israel in the US and Britain, a report by an American security firm said Thursday. The report, by the iSight security group, said that Iranian hackers used profiles on Facebook, Twitter, and other social media vehicles to trick Israelis and supporters of Israel to connect to unsafe links on a phony news web site, where they would be sent a virus that could sweep their computers and gather information about logins and passwords for e-mail accounts and sensitive web sites. Continue Reading »

Israeli hackers & IT Professionals Strike Back Under Pro-Gaza Cyber-Attack


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 »

Anonymous cyber-warriors attack Israeli websites


One year after its last major cyber attack on Israel, AnonymousOpIsrael goes after Israeli websites again.


Exactly one year after its last major cyber attack, AnonymousOpIsrael hacked Israeli websites on Monday.

Cyber attack

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.

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