It takes a brave hacker to declare war on the state of Israel. As Israel’s neighbors can attest, declaring war on the Jewish state doesn’t tend to produce favorable outcomes.
So it was interesting to see the hacker group Anonymous declare “war” on Israel, which probably has as much legal significance as America declaring war on “terror”. Vowing to retaliate against Israeli strikes against Gaza, Anonymous claimed to have attacked hundreds of Israeli government and private Web sites, though Israeli officials say the damage has been minor. They also published names of donors to Israel. Israeli newspapers, busy covering the conflict with Hamas, have barely mentioned the attacks.
The interesting question is how Israel will respond.
The hacker group so far has responded with bravado. Then again so did Gerald Bull.
Good Luck, you will need it! -> Will Mossad Hunt Down #Anonymous? forbes.com/sites/michaelp… #Israel #OpIsrael #GazaUnderAttack #Gaza #Lulz
— Anonymous Press (@AnonymousPress) November 21, 2012