Israeli website outage probed

THE websites of Israel’s army and intelligence services were down yesterday, two days after a hacker group appeared to threaten the Jewish state over its interception of a Gaza-bound flotilla.

The websites of the Israel Defence Forces, Shin Bet domestic intelligence agency and the Mossad spy agency were all down.

“We can confirm that the website has been down for several hours and an investigation is ongoing,” a Shin Bet spokeswoman said. The Israeli army also confirmed the IDF site had been down for several hours.

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