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Safari Website Hacked

Safari Website Hacked

A Turkish hacker whose Facebook page identifies him as Hulusi Semih Karaca has hacked the website of the Ramat Gan Safari.

A Jewish Press reporter who went to the Safari website in search of material on the passing, last year, of the 17-year old giraffe Dubla, found the hacked page instead. Shortly after entering the hacked website, the visitor is transferred to Karaca’s Facebook page, where he or she are invited to leave him a friendly message.

I have no idea how the Safari residents will deal with this outrage. I’m sure those residents with opposable thumbs (gorillas and chimps, basically) will have to try and fix the page.

It’s not fun to discover you’ve been hacked by a Turk, especially when you’re already living in a zoo.

My sympathies.

Photo by Tibor Jager/FLASH90

Photo by Tibor Jager/FLASH90

About the Author: Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth, JCN18.com, USAJewish.com, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published Dancing and Crying, a colorful and intimate portrait of the last two years in the life of the late Lubavitch Rebbe, (in Hebrew), and two fun books in English: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.


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