An official Israeli Defense Force twitter account issued a warning of a doable nuclear leak on the nation’s analysis reactor on Thursday. The Tweet was quickly deleted whereas officers reported a safety breach and apologized. The Syrian Electronic Army has apparently taken credit score for the hack, tweeting ‘Long reside Palestine!’ by way of an IDF spokesperson’s account.
In their very own twitter account, the hackers mentioned they hacked the “whole ‘Israeli army’ propaganda”, attaching a screenshot to show their declare. The safety breach was rapidly seen and rogue tweets deleted by the IDF, which confirmed that its account had been hacked and apologized to their followers.
The tweets have been deleted inside minutes, however not earlier than dozens of individuals had already retweeted the 2 hacked messages.
A barrage of rockets pounded southern Israel on Thursday. More than ten rockets and mortar shells hit the realm in lower than an hour, however none got here near the Dimona Nuclear Facility within the Negev Desert, in keeping with Jerusalem Post.
Israel and Palestinian militants within the Gaza strip have been buying and selling strikes ever because the our bodies of three lacking Israeli teenagers have been present in West Bank final week. Israel vowed to deliver the perpetrators of the suspected kidnapping and execution to justice, instantly bombarding dozens of suspected Hamas militant websites and sparking a tit-for-tat rocket marketing campaign.