Sunday, November 6, 2011

"Israel army, intel websites down after hacker threat"

From PhysOrg:

The websites of Israel's army and intelligence services were down Sunday, two days after a hacker group appeared to threaten the Jewish state over its interception of a Gaza-bound flotilla.
The websites of the Israel Defence Forces, Shin Bet domestic and the Mossad were all down.

"We can confirm that the has been down for several hours and an investigation is ongoing," a spokeswoman for Shin Bet told AFP.

The Israeli army also confirmed the IDF site had been down for several hours, but said there was no information on why.

"Initial investigations conducted by Tehila, the Internet company, indicate problems with the website servers," an IDF spokeswoman told AFP.

The website outages came two days after a video apparently from "hacktivist" group Anonymous was posted on , threatening the Israeli government with retaliation over its interception of two Gaza-bound ships....MORE