Israeli news website hacked on Solei Mani’s death anniversary

The Israeli newspaper The Jerusalem Post was hacked on Monday, the anniversary of the murder of Iran’s top general, Kasem Soleimani.

The website featured a menacing message in English and Hebrew on Monday morning, “I’m near you where you’re not thinking about it.” A ring similar to Solei Mani. His body was identified by an oversized red stone ring when the general was blown up by a targeted attack in the United States.

“We are aware of the obvious hacks on our website, alongside the direct threat of Israel. We are working to resolve the issue and thank our readers for their patience and understanding. For now, you can continue reading us with our app, “the media outlet writes. twitter..

Details of Dimona’s facility, officially known as the Shimon Peres Negev Nuclear Research Center, remain classified, and the airspace around it is tightly guarded and closed while fenced. No group claims responsibility for hacking.

Another Israeli newspaper with the same owner, Maariv, was also temporarily hacked with a Twitter account and displayed the same message.

In May, it was revealed that Israeli intelligence, at the behest of President Donald Trump, shared details of the three mobile numbers Iran used hours before the US strike.

“General Soleimani was actively developing plans to attack American diplomats and military personnel in Iraq and throughout the region. General Soleimani and his Kudforce were hundreds of Americans and members of the Allied Forces. He was responsible for the deaths and injuries of thousands of people, “said the Pentagon in a statement, describing the strike as a” decisive defensive action. “

Soleimani was considered the designer of the Iranian administration’s external influence activities, including those behind rocket attacks on Syria and Israel. The U.S. strike responded to fierce protests by Iranian militia groups outside the U.S. embassy in Baghdad and allegations of a Katy Hezbollah missile attack that killed an American at an Iraqi base. did.

Last month, the Iranian army conducted a five-day military exercise, and the Revolutionary Guard Corps completed a blast of a replica of the Dimona facility. The national television network posted images of the strikes that hackers used to pose the threat.

In May 2020, the Jerusalem Post was hacked with a burning image of Tel Aviv, along with other Israeli websites, with the message “Be prepared for a big surprise.”

Naveen Athrappully


Naveen Athrappully is a news reporter covering business and global events in The Epoch Times.