The website for the Jewish Press was hacked Tuesday night and their homepage was replaced with messages of hate and threats by a group calling themselves ‘Gaza Hackers Team.’
Visitors to the site of the Jewish Press saw the homepage changed at around 10:00 pm Tuesday, and instead of the regular homepage, they were greeted with messages of hate, filled with threats.
According to a message posted in place of the regular homepage, the hackers stated that they hacked “sons of Zion sites” as revenge for the death of Jaafar Awad, a 22-year-old Arab man who died as result of a prolonged medical condition which they blame on the State of Israel.
Their hate filled message went on and threatened every website operated by ‘Zionist’ and that ‘no data will be safe.’
Other pages with direct links were working fine, so it appeared that they hackers exploited a weakness in the site’s security that did not affect the entire site.
A representative from the Jewish Press told CrownHeights.info to “please warn people not to go on our site,” as “it may infect their computers,” adding that they were working on fixing the site.