Israel’s hacker avengers: We’ve obtained Saudi credit card info

Aviel Magnezi reports:

The major credit card information leak, a by-product of the activities of the Saudi hacker who has been sneering over attempts to locate him, has not been ignored.

Israeli hackers who spoke to Ynet claimed on Monday that they have managed to lay their hands on the details of thousands of credit cards used on Saudi shopping websites. Ynet has confirmed the hackers’ reports. “If the leaks continue, we will cause severe damage to the privacy of Saudi citizens,” one of the Israeli hackers threatened.

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Yes, because we know two wrongs always make a right and turning innocent Saudi shoppers into potential fraud victims will really improve international relations, right?    

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