Iranian Hackers Target Israeli Officials’ Computers

February 23, 2016


On February 11, 2016, the website for Hizbullah’s Al-Manar TV featured reports from Israeli media that Iranian Revolutionary Guard hackers had successfully gained access to a computer database of senior Israeli officials, targeting some 1,800 individuals in the process. According to the report, the hackers managed to gain access through the computer of former Israeli Chief of Staff Benny Gantz.

Reports claim that the extent of the compromised data is unknown.

Source:, February 11, 2016.