A series of attacks by several Arab hackers on Israeli websites has brought about similar retaliation by Israeli hacker. Monday's attack on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange website by a pro-Palestinian group calling itself "Nightmare" was met by a similar hit on the stock exchange websites of Riyadh and Abu Dhabi, on Tuesday evening.
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Tuesday also saw Israeli hackers leak lists containing the details of hundreds of Saudi email and Facebook accounts.
"We don't normally target innocent websites," the hackers said. "But this is a cyber war – and every war has its casualties."
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"There is no evidence that these hackers are indeed Saudi," Meridor told Israel Radio Wednesday.
Meridor did not say what legal measures, if any, would be taken against Israeli hackers.
AFP contributed to this report
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