By JPOST.COM STAFF
June 26, 2008
A ring-wing Israeli group hacked into websites of organizations and
activist groups Thursday, including those of the armed wing of Hamas,
Izzadin Kassam, and left-wing Israeli organizations. The group of
hackers, calling themselves the 'Extremist Zealots,' boasted that they
had broken into numerous sites.
Izzadin Kassam's site displayed a blank white screen and Hebrew text
notifying of a technical error.
The websites of Arab Israeli political party Balad, and left-wing
activist groups 'Hagada Hasmolanit' and 'Occupation' featured a black
background with an Israeli flag, and the emblem of the 'Extremist
Zealots' group, similar to that of Meir Kahane's Kach movement.
The lyrics from the Israeli national anthem 'Hatikva' were also posted
on the sites in Hebrew, as well as pictures of Palestinian babies
dressed as suicide bombers with the caption, 'Murderers from Birth.'
A short explanation, also in Hebrew, saying that the websites had been
hacked into also appeared, however the sites all restored their original
content within hours of being sabotaged.
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