Anonymous hacktivists brought down several Israeli Government websites in response to killing of one of the Anonymous members in the West Bank last weekend.

Anonymous Hacktivists hits Israeli Government websites in retaliation to killing of the Anonymous member

Anonymous Member Taleb Abu Shehada was killed in West Bank while he was wearing the Guy Fawkes mask, a signature Anonymous tag.  The initial  reports suggests that Taleb was throwing stones at Israeli forces from a distance of 100 meters when he was shot dead.

Soon after the incident was reported, Anonymous members around the globe showed their anger on the social media platform Twitter, A Photograph of a man throwing stones while he is wearing Guy Fawkes mask and one other of the Mask with Blood shades and a bullet hole just below the eye. was circulated by several Anonymous affiliated twitter accounts to show their solidarity.

Anonymous Hacktivists hits Israeli Government websites in retaliation to killing of the Anonymous member


In further response to the incident, Anonymous hacktivists on Sunday brought down several Israeli Government websites including that of the justice, health, education ministries, Israeli secret service Mossad and Official Israeli Government portal (gov.il).

The attack was announced on Twitter by a Anonymous affiliated hacktivist AnonymousGlobo.

Most of the websites were down till Monday morning however now they seem to limping back to normalcy. Readers may remember that  hactivist groups including AnonGhost is already running a cyber attack over Israeli cyber space dubbed under #OpIsrael, #OpSaveGaza and has defaced thousands of Israeli websites in addition to bringing down Egyptian Government websites for supporting Israel. 

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