Cyber Terrorism
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IS-linked Media Groups Expand onto RocketChat Team Messaging Platform

Multiple Islamic State (IS)-linked media groups, including Nashir News, ‘Amaq News Agency, and Khilafah News have begun disseminating content on channels on the open-source team chat platform RocketChat.

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Friday, 14 December 2018
IS-linked Media Group Makes Foray onto Viber Messenger

Nashir News, a major Islamic State (IS)-linked media group, created a group chat on the Viber messenger application.

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Tuesday, 11 December 2018
Indonesian IS Media Group Announces Creation of BlackBerry Messenger Account

A prominent Islamic State (IS/ISIS)-linked Indonesian media group has announced the creation of a BlackBerry Messenger account in light of the group’s suspension on Pinterest, where the group has posted an array of images and infographics to its longstanding account.

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Wednesday, 05 December 2018
IS-linked Hacking Group Claims Defacement of Indonesian School Website

The Islamic State (IS)-linked “Anshar Caliphate Army” claimed defacing the website of an Indonesian vocational high school.

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Wednesday, 05 December 2018
IS-linked Tech Group Publishes Cyber Security Bulletins Throughout November

The Islamic State (IS)-linked Afaaq (Horizons) Electronic Foundation continued releasing weekly cyber security bulletins covering current issues in the tech industry in November.

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Wednesday, 05 December 2018
“Ansar Cyber Army” Claims Hacking CCTVs Following Calls from UCC

An Islamic State (IS)-aligned group claimed hacking seven surveillance cameras, some in Israel and the U.S., following United Cyber Caliphate (UCC) recruitment efforts and calls to do so earlier this year.

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Tuesday, 20 November 2018
IS-aligned Group Provides Instructions for Using Tor on Android

An Islamic State (IS)-aligned group provided instructions for installing and configuring a Tor client on Android devices.

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Monday, 19 November 2018
IS-linked Tech Group Publishes Cyber Security Bulletins Throughout October

The Islamic State (IS)-linked Afaaq (Horizons) Electronic Foundation continued releasing weekly cyber security bulletins covering current issues in the tech industry in October.

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Tuesday, 06 November 2018
IS-linked Tech Group Provides French Translation, New Updates to Manual on Recommended VPN Services

An Islamic State (IS)-linked Telegram channel published a French translation of an extensive technical manual about VPNs on Android devices, also adding two new VPN services to its list of recommendations.

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Wednesday, 24 October 2018
IS Supporters Disseminate English-language Newsletter on Riot.im

Islamic State (IS) supporters created a chat room on the encrypted messaging service Riot.im to disseminate past issues of a pro-IS newsletter.

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Tuesday, 09 October 2018
IS-linked Tech Group Continues Publishing Bulletins Focused on Cyber Security

The Islamic State (IS)-linked Afaaq (Horizons) Electronic Foundation has continued releasing weekly cyber security bulletins covering current issues in the tech industry.

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Monday, 08 October 2018
Hacking Subdivision of Pro-IS Military-focused Media Group Claims Taking Down Websites

The hacking subdivision of a pro-Islamic State (IS) military- and explosives-focused media group claimed taking down commercial and economic sites of "disbelievers" and inflicting heavy financial losses as a result.

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Monday, 27 August 2018
“Anshar Caliphate Army” Release Video Threatening Indonesian Government with Cyber Attacks on Aug. 17

The Islamic State (IS)-linked “Anshar Caliphate Army” announced a campaign of cyber attacks targeting the Indonesian government and social media accounts on August 17.

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Thursday, 16 August 2018
IS-linked Group Promotes Education in Programming as Precursor to Successful Hacking

As an introductory essay for a forthcoming book on hacking, an Islamic State (IS)-linked group promoted education in programming as a precursor to becoming a successful hacker.

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Thursday, 09 August 2018
UCC Demonstrates Examples of "Hacks" in Video, Results of "East Asia Invasion"

The Islamic State (IS)-linked United Cyber Caliphate (UCC) released a video demonstrating examples of its "hacks" and showing results from its recent "East Asia Invasion".

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Wednesday, 08 August 2018
UCC Shares Infographic Counting Damage from Various Claimed Cyber Attacks

The Islamic State (IS)-linked United Cyber Caliphate (UCC) hacking group published an infographic boasting about various accomplishments by the group, including hacking websites, DDoS attacks, and compromising social media accounts.

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Wednesday, 01 August 2018
IS-linked Tech Group Announces Start of Weekly Dialogues on Information Security

The Islamic State (IS)-linked Afaaq (Horizons) Electronic Foundation announced the start of weekly dialogues with users on information security, hosted on the Riot.fm encrypted chat platform.

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Tuesday, 31 July 2018
IS-linked Tech Group Recommends Against Use of Jihadist-Developed Encryption Application

An Islamic State (IS)-linked tech group published a statement warning about security vulnerabilities in encryption software, specifically recommending against the use of a particular jihadist-developed encryption application.

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Tuesday, 24 July 2018
UCC Claims Website Defacements, DDoS Attacks, Hacking Social Media Accounts

The Islamic State (IS)-linked United Cyber Caliphate (UCC) hacking group issued a communique claiming credit for defacing websites in multiple Asian countries, DDoS attacks, and compromising hundreds of social media accounts.

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Monday, 09 July 2018
IS-linked Tech Group Publishes WhatsApp Security Manual

An Islamic State (IS)-linked tech group published a manual providing security tips for using WhatsApp.

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Thursday, 05 July 2018