Saudi hacker releases more Israeli credit card info


JERUSALEM (JTA) — The Saudi hacker who released the credit card details of thousands of Israelis has released 11,000 more.

The hacker, a member of the Saudi hacking group Group-XP named OxOmar, said Thursday in an Internet message that he has hacked some 80 Israeli websites and will release a total of 1 million credit card numbers with personal information.

According to credit card companies, the information released Thursday is newly issued cards that were canceled by the companies before any transactions were carried out.

Earlier this week the hacker released a list of 400,000 credit cards with personal information, but with duplicates and false information the number of cardholders affected was approximately 15,000.

OxOmar told Ynet in an e-mail interview that he also will release documents from military contractors and companies that manufacture surveillance equipment.

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