Saudi Hacker Post Personal Information of 400,000 Israelis
The hacker said the information including credit card details, personal addresses, names, phone numbers and ID numbers of individuals listed on the website.
According to Israeli newspaper Haaretsz, Israeli credit card companies said Monday that the list is repetitive and only includes 14,000 Israelis.
The website on Monday were redirected to a page on pastebay.com, where a message by a hacker who identified himself as xOmar 0 suggested visitors download a linked file containing a database of “Israelis” and their personal information.
“One of the lists included what the hackers termed 65 Zionists, who purchased products from a website called Judaism. Another list included the details of 500 people who donated to rabbis.” the Haartsz said.
Group-XP said that it hacked into multiple Israeli websites from which Israelis frequently purchase products with credit cards. The hacker said the group’s goal was to reach the credit card numbers of one million Israelis.
“We decided to give the world a gift for New Year’s – the personal information of 400 thousand Israelis,”the hacker wrote.
“400 thousand people crowding Israeli credit card companies and banks and complaining their credit card details were stolen, watching as Israeli banks shredding 400 thousand credit cards and issuing new ones,”