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Israel Facing Cyberwar On Top Of Rocket Attacks

Government has detected more than 44 million attempts to disrupt its websites since Nov. 14.

11/19/2012

Hackers attempted to launch more than 1 million cyberattacks against Israeli government websites over a 24-hour period from Sunday to Monday, with more than 1,000 sites being hacked, Israel Hayom reported.

The most prominent attacks were against military industry websites, during which hackers apparently tried extracting information about the Iron Dome missile defense system, as well as other military systems.

Israeli Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz. Getty Images
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