Pro-Palestinian Hacktivist Group Targets Israeli Companies In Cyber Attack

September 13, 2022

A hacker group called "GhostSec," which describes itself as a vigilante group launched in 2015 to target Islamic State (ISIS) websites, published a Telegram post on September 4, 2022 with a video showing a hacker successfully accessing an admin panel for programmable logic controllers (PLCs) used by Israeli organizations.[1] The group said the attack was made in retaliation for "continuous attacks from Israel towards Palestinians." The group has previous carried out other cyber attacks against Israeli targets.

The hacked admin panel (source: Hacker News)


[1], September 12, 2022.

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