Cyber Terrorism
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Pro-IS Hackers Allegedly Attack Website Host, Resulting in Defacements on Numerous U.S. School Websites

A pro-Islamic State (IS) hacking group allegedly attacked a popular school website host, resulting in defacements affecting numerous U.S. school websites with messages promoting IS.

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Wednesday, 08 November 2017
Pro-IS Hackers Discuss “Cyberjihad,” Targeting Fox News’ Website, Threats on U.S. Citizens

Pro-Islamic State (IS) hackers in a group chat on Telegram discussed an alleged hacking campaign that included targeting a web page owned by Fox News and threats of violence against “many individuals and many of the American public figures.”

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Monday, 06 November 2017
Pro-IS Tech Group Claims Generating Over 4,200 Social Media Accounts in October

A pro-Islamic State (IS) tech group claimed generating 4,267 social media accounts and 445 virtual phone numbers for IS supporters throughout October 2017.

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Friday, 03 November 2017
Pro-IS Telegram Channel Publishes Extensive Manual on Riot.im Messaging Application

A pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel published an extensive technical manual on Riot.im, an encrypted messaging application.

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Tuesday, 24 October 2017
Pro-IS Tech Group Details Process for Maximizing Propaganda Dissemination on Facebook

A pro-Islamic State (IS) tech group circulated instructions on leveraging Facebook’s “Groups” feature with large friend networks to maximize the reach of pro-IS propaganda on the social media platform.

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Friday, 20 October 2017
Pro-IS Tech Group Claims Distributing Over 4,600 Social Media Accounts in September

A pro-Islamic State (IS) tech group claimed distributing credentials for 4,620 social media accounts, along with 850 virtual phone numbers, to IS supporters throughout September 2017.

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Wednesday, 11 October 2017
Pro-IS Telegram Channel Publishes Manual on Router VPN Connections, Recommended VPN Services

A pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel published a technical manual instructing how to set up an internet router to send all traffic through a virtual private network (VPN), along with three recommended VPN services, in order to protect the anonymity of its user(s).

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Wednesday, 11 October 2017
Jihadist Group Chat Discusses Using App for Steganography, Encrypted Communication

Jihadists in a tech-focused group chat on Telegram discussed building applications for encoding encrypted messages into images, a technique called steganography.

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Monday, 09 October 2017
Pro-AQ “Cyber Security” Telegram Channel Recommends Encrypted Pasting Service

A pro-al-Qaeda (AQ) Telegram channel recommended a France-based encrypted pasting site as an alternative to Justpaste.it for supporters to post AQ-related content.

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Friday, 06 October 2017
IS Supporters Attempt Group Chat on Riot.im Encrypted Messaging Platform

Islamic State (IS) supporters created and began using group chat rooms on Riot.im, an encrypted messaging platform, under the names of the IS’ ‘Amaq News Agency and pro-IS media outfit Nashir News Agency.

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Monday, 25 September 2017
Pro-IS Tech Group Claims Distributing Over 4,000 Social Media Accounts in August

A pro-Islamic State (IS) tech group claimed distributing credentials for over 4,000 social media accounts, along with over 800 virtual phone numbers, to IS supporters throughout August 2017.

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Monday, 11 September 2017
Jihadist Media Group Provides Guide for Creating Facebook Accounts

A jihadist media group on Telegram provided a step-by-step guide for creating new accounts on Facebook using a temporary email service.

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Friday, 01 September 2017
Pro-IS Tech Group Claims Creating Over 11,000 Social Media Accounts in July

A pro-Islamic State (IS) tech group claimed generating over 11,000 social media accounts and 2,680 virtual phone numbers for IS supporters throughout July.

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Wednesday, 09 August 2017
Pro-IS Telegram Channels Disseminate Previously-Released “Cyber Warfare” Videos on Surveillance, Metadata Collection

Numerous pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channels disseminated two previously released “Cyber Warfare” videos about surveillance and metadata collection.

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Thursday, 03 August 2017
Pro-AQ “Cyber Security” Telegram Channel Recommends Alternative Pasting Websites

A pro-al-Qaeda (AQ) Telegram channel recommended several pasting websites as alternatives to Justpaste.it for supporters to post AQ-related content.

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Monday, 31 July 2017
Pro-IS Telegram Group Provides FB, Twitter Accounts to Supporters

A pro-Islamic State (IS) group on Telegram provides credentials for Facebook and Twitter accounts to IS supporters seeking to get onto the social media platforms.

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Wednesday, 12 July 2017
Pro-IS Hacking Group Defaces Government Websites of Several U.S. States with Threats Towards President Trump

A pro-Islamic State (IS) hacking group defaced numerous official government websites of the states of Ohio, Idaho, and California with messages threatening President Trump.

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Monday, 26 June 2017
Pro-IS Telegram Channel Advises Supporters on Maximizing Spread of Propaganda on Twitter

A message posted to Telegram advised Islamic State (IS) supporters on methods of gaining substantial traction on Twitter to maximize the dissemination of pro-IS propaganda before the social media platform inevitably suspends the accounts.

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Wednesday, 21 June 2017
Message Advises How to Destroy IS-Related Digital Materials, Telegram Account if Raided by Police

Pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram chat groups distributed a message instructing how to rapidly destroy IS-related content in the event of a police raid.

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Monday, 19 June 2017
IS French Media Division Releases Video Tutorial on Disk Encryption for Windows, Mac, Android OS

The French-language media division of the Islamic State (IS), an-Nur Media Center, released a video tutorial instructing how to implement disk encryption on Windows, Mac, and Android operating systems.

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Wednesday, 14 June 2017

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