Hackers Cause Shutdown of Jerusalem's Digital Services

This is the second attempt to hack into Jerusalem's municipal servers in a week, the city says.

Nir Hasson
Nir Hasson
Hackers (illustrative).
Hackers (illustrative). Credit: Dreamstime
Nir Hasson
Nir Hasson

An attempt to hack into Jerusalem's municipal servers brought the city's digital services down on Friday.

The city said it took down its website and other services as a preventative measure as information security experts worked to block the hackers.

Earlier this week, hackers attempted to target a new server the city is testing with ransomware, an attack that the city said it has taken care of.

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