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Anonymous Group Takes Down Mossad's Website Over Gaza Conflict

Anonymous Group Takes Down Mossad's Website Over Gaza Conflict

August 01, 2014Wang Wei
The hacktivist group Anonymous has reportedly taken down the official website of the Israeli intelligence agency Mossad against Israel's military incursion in Gaza, which has resulted in hundreds of civilian casualties. The government of Israel has yet to comment on the Mossad hack attack. The ' Hacktivists ' were able to take down Mossad's website in a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack early morning, claims a statement on one of the Anonymous hacker's Twitter account. The attack on the website is supposed to be severe as it has been over 10 hours and the site is still down at the time of writing. OPERATION SAVE GAZA The Anonymous group has already targeted a number of other Israeli organizations as part of a campaign titled " Operation Save Gaza " in the mission to stop this " massacre ." Anonymous group has also claimed responsibility of taking down multiple Israeli government sites following the death of one of the organization's members. The member n
Anonymous #OpIsrael, cyber crime and assumptions on state-sponsored interference

Anonymous #OpIsrael, cyber crime and assumptions on state-sponsored interference

April 18, 2013Anonymous
Last April 7th the Anonymous collective hit the Israeli networks with a huge as historic offensive, for the first time an independent group of hackers declared war to a Governments to protest against its policy. Many web sites of the country were hit by DDoS attacks, the data on the event reported by Israel government are totally different from the information published by Anonymous that produced a report for #OpIsrael in which total damage are estimated of $3-plus billion. According security experts at TrendMicro the collective adopted various botnet coordinating large scale attacks, analyzing traffic directed to one of the targeted website, the researchers discovered that meanwhile usually more of 90% of the traffic is originated in Israel, during the attack almost the entire traffic was originated outside the country and internal connections have fallen to 9% as shown in the following chart: What is surprising is that TrendMicro discovered that many IP addre
Anonymous hackers launch massive cyber assault on Israel Cyberspace, #OpIsrael

Anonymous hackers launch massive cyber assault on Israel Cyberspace, #OpIsrael

April 07, 2013Mohit Kumar
A cyber attack campaign, dubbed #OpIsrael by hacking group Anonymous, targeting Israeli websites caused massive disruption to government, academic and private sites Sunday. Israeli media said small business had been targeted. Some homepage messages were replaced with anti-Israel slogans. Anonymous threatened to disrupt and erase Israel from cyberspace in protest over its mistreatment of Palestinians. In response to the eight day assault that killed 133 Palestinians , Anonymous defaced thousands of Israeli sites and provided information for Gazans facing Internet and communications blackouts.  60 million hacking attempts were reportedly made. Most of the attacks have had little impact, and Israeli experts even say they welcome the attempts as ways of sharpening their defenses. Israel itself is accused of taking part in much more sophisticated cyber attacks against its enemies, particularly Iran. List of all hacked sites are available in following pastebins https://p
Anonymous Hackers dumps 600k Emails from most popular Israeli web portal

Anonymous Hackers dumps 600k Emails from most popular Israeli web portal

February 18, 2013Mohit Kumar
As part of  Operation Israel ( #OpIsrael )  Anonymous Hackers once again strike on Israeli infrastructure by dumping the 600,000 emails and passwords from one of the most popular Israeli web portal ' Walla ', which is know for providing news, search and e-mail system, among other things. Anonymous Activist knows ' AnonSabre ' dumped email addresses, password MD5 hashes and salts across 95 Pastebin posts containing this sensitive information have been published over the course of 24 hours. Walla also confirmed that the list was posted online, but they said that the information leaked by Hacker is Useless because the password posted by hacker is in Encrypted form.  I think, they are not aware about fastest MD5 cracker ' oclhashcat ' or other cloud based cracking services, anyway they also said," However, we are working on 'hermetically' sealing off user details in Walla! accounts, ". The #OpIsrael campaign was announced last December, a
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