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Israeli Groupon Site Hacked

Flash sale site is one of 44 million Israeli websites targeted by hackers

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A screenshot of the hacked Israeli Groupon site.(Groupon)

Last week it was IDF websites getting hacked by Anonymous, today it’s the Israeli Groupon site being hijacked with anti-Israel screed. Is nothing sacred?

Instead of seeing the usual deals on dinners and weekend getaways, visitors to Groupon Israel are greeted today by a black screen with green and red text condemning the IDF’s Operation Pillar of Defense in Gaza. A group calling themselves Pakistani Leets claims responsibility for the hacking, with the message “The Notorious Hackers are Back” across the top of the page. “I am writing on the behalf of all Pakistani and all Muslims,” the message continues, before breaking into an expletive-laced tirade against Israel and Jews.

Israeli government officials said Sunday that 44 million hacking attempts had been made on government websites.

Related: What To Know About Operation Pillar of Defense
Previously: Hacktivists Wage War Against Israel

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“We Muslims are people who love to drink blood”

Where do they learn to think like that? Does their religion teach them that? Their religious leaders? Their parents? If this were a single, isolated event, it would be sad. But the fact that it is so pervasive, so workaday, in a culture that centers itself on demonizing, hating, wanting to kill Jews, well, there are no words, no way to understand. Certainly, not within our own cultural framework.

We cannot expect Israel, or Jews, to deal with such people from our cultural paradigms — for peace and understanding — when this is theirs.

The next time I read how the Obama administration attempted to bomb a Pakistani village with a drone and killed everyone but the targeted terrorist, I’ll smile and remember that they are all terrorists.

Striking at our most critical asset, our capacity to make deals.

julis123 says:

Now they’ve gone too far.

The strange thing is that these jokers think that they got an Israeli government site. Obviously the hackers in Pakistan are not the brightest of bulbs.
Perhaps this is why we find our tech support calls going to Bangalore rather than Lahore?


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Israeli Groupon Site Hacked

Flash sale site is one of 44 million Israeli websites targeted by hackers

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