How Israel withstood major Anonymous attack using a little Foresight
The war going on now in the Middle East between Israel and Hamas has had Israeli sys admins working overtime – 24/7, actually – keeping Israel’s computer systems up and running.
Last weekend, Anonymous and other hacking groups declared war on Israel’s IT systems. What set off the hacker group, according to its press release, was a supposed Israeli threat to cut off internet access in Gaza (something that didn’t happen). “We will use all our resources to make certain you stay connected to the internet and remain able to transmit your experiences to the world,” Anonymous said.