Jewish group tells of 'electronic Jihad' plan

Friday, 29 November 2002, 1:13 PM EST

Militant Islamic groups are urging their followers to conduct 'electronic Jihad' on Jewish websites, according to the Simon Wiesenthal Centre.

Rabbi Abraham Cooper, an associate dean at the Los Angeles-based Jewish organisation, told Reuters that one of the centre's researchers had come across two websites in Arabic referring to a three-day campaign of hacking into Jewish sites, starting tomorrow.

The Simon Wiesenthal Center monitors extremist anti-Semitic publications and websites on a regular basis, but Mr Cooper said the latest find this week was particularly alarming because one of the websites gave 'how to' tips to would-be hackers.

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