On December 6, 2014, the pro-Palestinian hacker group AnonGhost successfully hacked one of the American Express website subdomains. The hack was part of AnonGhost’s operation #OpGov, which included the defacement of various government websites around the world in solidarity with the Palestinian people. The defaced website featured the above image and following message:
“Website Hacked By AnonGhost Team! Death To All Jews! Viva Hamas, Qassam
“This Message Is Addressed To All Governments : you have failed as expected. For many years, we have witnessed your unjust laws. You have abused human rights, creating Wars, Financial Crisis [sic], bombings, arresting innocent people, assassinating, using media to spread your lies, to justify your corrupt act. After all, we’re aware! You are the real terrorists! As you continue to push for full domination and control of our lifes [sic]. We will fight back! You can’t stop the movement anymore, you can try to stop us but we will always find a way to resist. And there are many of us out there, more than you think. People who refuse to stop believing. People who refuse to be governed by a bunch of organized criminals. We are AnonGhost We are Everywhere you should’ve Expected Us! #OpGov Engaged! ANONGHOSTTEAM #OPGOV ANONGHOST TEAM Hacked your website. We are AnonGhost. We are Everywhere.”
Source: Techworm.net, December 6, 2014.