A member of a pro-Islamic State (IS) Deep Web forum shared a program, dubbed the “Caliphate Cannon,” for launching distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) cyber attacks and claimed successfully testing it on an Egyptian government website.
Members of a pro-Islamic State (IS) Deep Web forum discussed the prospect of launching distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks on “sensitive cyber points” in the West, including electronic banking sites, PayPal, Twitter, and Facebook.
The pro-Islamic State (IS) hacker known as “Cyber Kahilafah” posted a message seeking recruits for “cyber jihad” and offered physical training lessons to “lone wolves” on a webpage on ZeroNet, a decentralized peer-to-peer (P2P) web hosting network.
Members of the Anonymous hacking collective circulated “target lists” of Israeli websites, banks, government buildings, and addresses of other institutions as part of the “#OpIsrael” campaign.
Members of the Anonymous hacking collective circulated a list of websites of international financial institutions for its “#OpIcarus” campaign, which seeks to “create financial chaos and public unrest.”
A group of pro-Islamic State (IS) hackers known as the Caliphate Cyber Army (CCA) defaced the websites of four small businesses based in Spain, the U.S., and Iran, and made a threat to begin hacking “banks, money transfer services, stocks and so on” in an “Economical war.”
The Anonymous hacking collective released a video threatening cyber attacks on Turkey’s Internet, banks, and government as a part of their “#OpISIS” and “#OpTurkey” Twitter campaigns.
A new Arabic-language video from pro-IS hacking group “Cyber Kahilafah” called for other hackers to join in an “extensive cyber attack” directed at the United States, set to occur one month from the release of the video.
The databases of two prominent Italian banks, Intesa Sanpaolo and Unipol, have been allegedly breached by the Anonymous hacking collective as part of the “#OpBankDump” hashtag campaign.
The Africa-focused Investment Bank IC Securities has been reportedly targeted in a cyber attack resulting in the release of its purported administrator accounts and client details.
The Muslim hacking group “Tunisian Hackers Team” announced the beginning of a new campaign targeting American financial institutions as an attempt to disrupt “the most possible number of U.S. Banks” in a seven days attack dubbed “TheWeekOfHorror.”