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Anonymous claims to have caused billions of dollars in damage to Israel in their latest cyberattack

Anonymous hacks Israel, reportedly costs billions of dollars in damage

By: Anthony Garreffa from Apr 7, 2013 @ 23:31 CDT

Anonymous are in the news again, this time for their claims of a cyberattack against the Israeli government and their various Web sites, which has caused billions of dollars in damages. Israeli officials have said that there has been no serious disruptions.

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Anonymous have claimed to have hacked over a dozen website, including the Israel Police, the Prime Minister's Office, the Israel Securities Authority, the Immigrant Absorption Ministry, and the Central Bureau of Statistics. Anonymous estimates that #OpIsrael has caused over $3 billion in damages, after hacking over 100,000 websites, 40,000 Facebook accounts, 5,000 Twitter accounts and 30,000 Israeli bank accounts.

NEWS SOURCES:news.cnet.com

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