Jerusalem Post and Maariv hacked on Gen. Soleimani’s death anniversary

On the morning of Monday 3rd, Jan 2022, hackers managed to deface the official website of Jerusalem Post and compromise Maariv’s Twitter account.

Two years ago, Qasem Soleimani, a top Iranian general was killed in a US drone strike in Iraq, Baghdad. Soleimani was the head of the Quds Force, which is Iran’s Revolutionary Guards’ foreign operations wing.

The incident happened on this date in 2020. To mark Soleimani’s death anniversary, hackers targeted several top Israeli media outlets including Jerusalem Post and Maariv, one of the major Israeli national Hebrew-language daily newspapers

Israeli Media Outlets Hacked

Hackers have targeted two major Israeli media outlets and posted threatening messages on their websites. The hacking occurred on Monday, and the targets were the Jerusalem Post website and Twitter handle of a Hebrew-language news outlet Maariv.

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Jerusalem Post’s website showed the image of a bullet-shaped object shot from a red ring worn on a finger, referring to a unique ring Soleimani frequently wore, instead of the main news page.

A similar image appeared on the Twitter account of Maariv, which illustrated a fist firing a shell from

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