A keyboard. Photograph: Wikimedia Commons.

JNS.org – A hacker team affiliated with Iran declared on Friday that it experienced breached the servers of an Israeli web web hosting firm, and threatened to leak knowledge pertaining to hundreds of end users.

The group, contacting alone “BlackShadow,” shuttered servers belonging to Cyberserve, which presents servers and details storage for providers this kind of as Israel’s Kan public broadcaster, the Israel Lottery, Birthright, the Dan and Kavim public transportation companies, the Children’s Museum in Holon, LGBTQ courting app “Atraf,” tour scheduling organization Pegasus, the Israeli Children’s Museum, and dozens far more.

BlackShadow 1st surfaced past yr, with a large breach of Israeli insurance coverage corporation Shirbit and later of KLS Funds. Information on both equally companies’ clients was leaked in the days subsequent the breach.

Although last year’s cyberattack provided a obvious demand for ransom, that was increased as time went by, it is unclear whether the hackers strategy to observe the exact modus operandi this time.

The actuality that the hackers targeted an LGBTQ dating app raised particular issue among the its buyers, as the hackers have presently begun leaking their names.