Had great fun looking it up.
So the original writing of Hecataeus of Abdera was not preserved, but Diodorus Siculus incorporated his accounts in his own work, which also has been lost, but then the text was referred to by guy called Photius of Constantinopol, who wrote:
From the fortieth book [of Diodorus], about the middle:(34)
“[3.1) Now that we intend to record the war against the Jews, we consider it appropriate to give first an outline [εν χεφαλαιοιζ] of the foundation [ktisis] from its beginning and of the customs [nomima] practiced among them.
When in ancient times a pestilence arose in Egypt, the ordinary people ascribed their troubles to the working of a divine power [το δαιμονιον]; for indeed with many strangers of all sorts dwelling in their midst and practicing different habits of rites and sacrifice, their own traditional observances in honour of the gods had fallen into disuse.
[3.2] Hence the natives of the land [ of Egypt ] surmised that unless they removed the foreigners, their troubles would never be resolved.
At once, therefore, the aliens were driven from the country; and the most outstanding [επιφανεστατοι] and active among them banded together and, as some say, were cast ashore in Greece and certain other regions; (..) But the greater number were driven into what is now called Judea “
All found in book by Bezalel Bar-Kochva “Pseudo Hecataeus, “On the Jews”: Legitimizing the Jewish Diaspora” University of California Press 1996