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Middle East Cyber War Update


Another week of Cyber War in the Middle East…

Another week in which pro Israeli hackers seem to have disappeared, and hence have apparently left the scene to Pro Palestine hackers, although not so many high-profile actions have been reported in this period. The only exception to this schema is represented by Mauritania Hacker Team who dumped 4000 login accounts from Microsoft Israel Dynamics CRM Online website. This action is particularly significant… Not because it targeted a Cloud service, and not even because it targeted a Microsoft Cloud Service, but most of all because on the wake of the multiple dumps performed by Pro Arab hackers against Israel (among which the dump to the Microsoft Cloud Service was only the latest), the Israel’s Justice Ministry has releases guidelines forbidding unnecessary collection of personal national identification numbers. This is the first time in which the aftermath of a Cyber War has direct implications on everyday life.

From this point of view the wars fought on the cyber domain are completely different from the wars fought on the real world… In the cyber battlefield the civilians are the primary targets (since they have their personal data dumped) and not collateral victims…

Read the complete timeline of the Middle East Cyber War at this link and follow @paulsparrows on Twitter for the latest updates.

  1. http://www.hackread.com/read/hackread/2534
  2. http://www.haaretz.com/news/national/in-wake-of-anti-israel-hacker-attacks-justice-ministry-tightens-id-number-guidelines-1.419371
  3. http://www.cyberwarnews.info/2012/03/18/150-sites-hacked-for-palestine-by-aceh-cyber-team/
  4. http://www.hackread.com/read/hackread/2798
  5. http://www.hackread.com/read/hackread/2813
  6. http://www.hackread.com/read/hackread/2837
  7. http://www.hackread.com/read/hackread/2843
  8. http://www.cyberwarnews.info/2012/03/23/700-sites-hacked-for-opfreedompalestine/
  9. http://www.hackread.com/read/hackread/2944
  10. http://www.hackread.com/read/hackread/2951
  11. http://www.hackread.com/read/hackread/2956
  12. http://www.hackread.com/read/hackread/3011
  13. http://www.hackread.com/read/hackread/3017
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