Saudi hacker who targeted Israeli, Jewish sites dies at 28

By JPOST.COM STAFF
April 23, 2012 05:38




A Saudi hacker who targeted Jewish and Israeli websites passed away from an asthma attack at the young age of 28, the UAE's Al-Bayan reported Saturday.

The hacker had struck well-protected sites such as Kaspersky and Microsoft, in addition to numerous Jewish sites, banks and major companies, according to the report.

Going by the code name "Cyber Terrorist," the hacker also attacked a site belonging to the Danish cartoonists who drew cartoons of the Muslim prophet Mohammed.

A Saudi hacker going by the name "OxOmar" infiltrated a number of Israeli websites late last year, stealing and exposing the personal information and credit card numbers of thousands of Israeli citizens.

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