Israeli flag - Flickr - Tony Gil - http://www.flickr.com/photos/37808000@N03/5013940951/sizes/m/in/photostream/

Israeli flag - Flickr - Tony Gil - http://www.flickr.com/photos/37808000@N03/5013940951/sizes/m/in/photostream/

An Israeli hacker group, IDF-Team (not to be confused with the actual Israeli Defense Force), responded to recent hacks of El-Al and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange by returning the favour to the Saudi Stock  (Tadawul) and the Abu Dhabi Securities (ADX) Exchanges:

Israeli hackers brought down the websites of both the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) and the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) Monday, in the latest episode of a continuing cyber war between hackers in the two countries.

The Israeli hackers, who go by the name IDF-Team, were able to paralyze the Tadawul website, while causing significant delays to the ADX exchange site.

Another Israeli hacker, Hannibal, posted a promise of further response on Paste Bin starting with a initial release of a few thousand of email accounts and passwords.

Just goes to show offense is always easier than defense. An unverified list of the IDF-Team’s targets is on Paste Bin.

Read more at Ha’artez

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