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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...

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