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Israeli cyber unit thwarts targeted cyberattack on government websites


Israel’s National Cyber Bureau reports anti-Israel hackers posing as “legitimate organization” targeting over 100 Israeli organizations, gov’t offices, public institutions & Israeli citizens.
• National Cyber Bureau official, ‘The hackers “are trying to trick us, but we’re one step ahead of them.”

By Shlomo Cesana, Ilan Gattegno, Associated Press & Israel Hayom Staff


>Israel thwarted a large cyberattack on government offices and private citizens, the National Cyber Bureau at the Prime Minister’s Office said Wednesday.

A statement issued by the National Cyber Bureau described the attack, which took place last Wednesday, as “unusually wide-scale, adding that hackers posing as a “legitimate organization” targeted “about 120 organizations, government offices, public institutions and private citizens.” Continue Reading »