A large hacking attack on Israeli websites was largely foiled over the weekend.
The hackers has attempted to plant ransomware on over one million Israeli web pages, locking users out until they paid a ransom. While the attempt to freeze Israel’s internet was thwarted, many web pages were defaced with the words “Jerusalem is the capital of Palestine.”
The hackers used Hebrew website Nagich, which provides services to websites to make them more accessible to disabled users, to attack sites which use Nagich’s services. Several websites were rendered unusable for about an hour.
Read more at Arutz Sheva.