Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Thousands of credit card information stolen in Israeli

hackers claimed to be from Saudis

Israeli credit card industry said on Tuesday that hackers claimed to be Saudi leaked on the internet credit card information of thousands of Israelis.

According to the Bank of Israel, it affected 15,000 credit card users, not like hackers claiming to be 40 million.

Israel's largest credit card issuer Visa CAL spokeswoman Sagit Ofir said that she could not confirm whether these hackers are from Saudi Arabia.

Israel's Ynet news said the hackers claimed that the attacks are "a New Year gift to the world" in the hope that this "will allow the Zionists wallet get loss"

Ynet said the stolen credit card information appeared in a sports Web site of Israel shortly and thereafter got deleted.

Israel admitted credit card information was leaked, the network has been blocked from purchasing, and the cards will soon be replaced by a new one, it is not clear how this information got stolen.

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