Attacks on BDS websites linked to Israel

Israel may be directly involved in attacks on the websites of the Palestinian BDS National Committee and other organizations supporting Palestinian rights.

The report came after a senior Israel lobby official indicated that Israel’s previously announced plans to fight the growing boycott, divestment and sanctions movement online were already being implemented. The nonprofit online security service eQualit.ie analyzed six major attacks on the bdsmovement.net website in February and March this year.
“Attackers build networks of infected computers, known as ‘botnets,’ by spreading malicious software through emails, websites and social media,”
according to Digital Attack Map, a Google-sponsored project that tracks DDoS attacks.
Read full report in Electronic Intifada
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