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.

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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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