Islamic Extremists Hack School Website

An Islamic extremist group hacked the websites of a primary school and a church in England, replacing the homepages with anti-U.S. and Israel messaging.

An Islamic extremist group called X-saad hacked the websites of Sowerby Community Primary School and the Danish Church of Hull in Yorkshire, England, placing anti-U.S. and Israel messaging on the homepages.

Both websites were changed to depict the U.S. and Israeli flags crossed out by a red ‘x’. Beneath the image was a statement in both Arabic and English calling the countries “the real terrorists,” the Daily Mail reports.

School officials took down the site and issued a statement assuring parents that it was safe to send children to the school. 

North Yorkshire Police are currently investigating the hack.

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