Palestinian Islamic Jihad Hacker Indicted For Hacking Israeli Drone Video Feeds

March 25, 2016


On March 25, 2016, it was reported that Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) member Majed bin Juwad Oydeh, who was arrested by the IDF in 2016, was indicted for hacking the video feeds of Israeli army drones, as well as Israel's Road Safety Authority CCTV camera system, in order to allow the PIJ to study the movements of Israeli civilians and soldiers, and to aid in real-time targeting of rocket launches from the Gaza Strip.

According to the reports, Oydeh also helped PIJ hack into video feeds at Ben Gurion airport in 2013, and the Israeli interior ministry in 2015.

Source:, March 25, 2016.

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