Israel says it repelled a wide-ranging cyberattack
April 27, 2017
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says it has repelled a large cyberattack on government offices and private citizens.
The national cyber bureau at the prime minister's office said Wednesday that hackers posed as a "legitimate organization" and targeted "about 120 organizations, government offices, public institutions and private citizens."
The Haaretz daily said Israel believes the attack was directed by a foreign country with a group of hackers.
It said the attack was aimed at infiltrating organizations involved in civilian research, development and "advanced technologies."
Israel established the...