Hacktivist group Anonymous has released what it claims to be a series of log-in details for Israeli SCADA systems, in what could be retaliation for Tel Aviv's hardline reaction to the recent mass credit card hack on thousands of its citizens.
The new @FuryOrAnon account, which has been vouched for by one of the group's most prominent Tweeters, @AnonymouSabu, posted a link to the Pastebin page on Twitter on Wednesday.
"Who wanna have some fun with israeli scada systems..." noted the tweet.
The Pastebin page in question contains what it claims to be a list of ten IP addresses for Israeli SCADA systems as well as log-in details.
SCADA, or supervisory control and data acquisition systems are a vital part of the industrial control systems found in manufacturing, power generation and other facilities. They were targeted famously by the Stuxnet worm which is alleged to have been created by Israel and the US in a bid to disrupt Iran's nuclear programme.
The timing of the release of these details comes just a couple of days after Israeli deputy foreign minister Danny Ayalon likened those who recently hacked the bank accounts of thousands of Israeli citizens to terrorists.
"Israel has active capabilities for striking at those who are trying to harm it and no agency or hacker will be immune from retaliatory action," he's reported to have said.
Maintaining the pressure on the country's leaders, @anonymouSabu published a series of tweets on Thursday with the #fuckisrael hashtag.
"Today is #fuckisrael day. Let us all take one moment of our day to showcase our [sic] damaging to human rights the Govt. of Israel really is," noted the first.
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