Author: Jack Moore / Source: Newsweek
Israel’s domestic security service says its operatives are “attacking hackers” who attempt to harm the country as it continues to battle a wave of cyber attacks from across the world.
Nadav Argaman, the head of Israel’s Shin Bet, said the service had used cybertechnology to help stop more than 2,000 terror attacks since the beginning of 2016.
“We are not only defending but also attacking hackers in the world,” he said. “Hackers who operate against Israel around the world find they experience unexpected problems.”
The warning is not only to individual hackers but also extremist organizations and state powers who threaten Israel’s national security in cyberspace.
“We learn the patterns of activities of the enemy and know how to surprise him with counterattacks in many different ways,” Argaman said.
“We will continue to thwart threats in distant locations, and hackers who work against us should be…
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