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.
A pro-Islamic State (IS) information security group on Telegram warned supporters to avoid the use of “fraudulent” encrypted communications apps like Whatsapp and, ironically, Telegram.
A division of a pro-Islamic State (IS) tech group claimed generating over 7,000 social media accounts for IS supporters throughout December.
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.
A pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel provided instructions for creating new Facebook and Twitter accounts by using the cloud-powered web browser Puffin Browser.
A division of a pro-Islamic State (IS) tech group claimed generating 7,000 social media accounts for IS supporters throughout November.
A pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel provided tips on creating new Twitter accounts for previously suspended users, whom Twitter attempts to permanently block from the platform.
A division of a pro-Islamic State (IS) tech group claimed generating just under 6,000 social media accounts for IS supporters throughout October.
The pro-Islamic State (IS) hackers known as the United Cyber Caliphate (UCC) claimed hacking numerous Twitter and Facebook accounts as part of their #OpGazChamber campaign.
A pro-IS Telegram channel shared guides on how to verify and reactivate banned Facebook accounts, which included using photo editing software to falsify ID information.
The pro-Islamic State (IS) hackers known as the United Cyber Caliphate (UCC) posted screenshots of some of 50,000 Facebook and Twitter accounts the group claims they have gained access to.
The pro-Islamic State (IS) hackers known as the Sons Caliphate Army (SCA) released a video showing a selection of over 30,000 purportedly “hacked” Facebook and Twitter accounts, along with a message to the CEOs of each company, Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey.
The pro-Islamic State (IS) hackers known as the United Cyber Caliphate (UCC) posted a “kill list” of 4,681 names and addresses, taken from a publicly-accessible source, of civilians in the U.S., India, Canada, Australia, U.K., and other countries.
A group of pro-Islamic State (IS) hackers known as the Caliphate Cyber Army (CCA) claimed to “hack Google,” but instead defaced the website of “Add Google Online,” a small business that performs search engine optimization (SEO).
A group of pro-Islamic State (IS) hackers known as the Caliphate Cyber Army (CCA) released a video announcing defacement attacks and breaches of servers of 20 small business, organization, and government websites, along with disseminating previously-circulated information about U.S. military and government personnel.
The Anonymous hacking collective has claimed breaching a webcasting site of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and posted dumps of the site’s databases, which included users’ names, email addresses, street addresses, and encrypted passwords.
The alleged Russian hacking group “w0rm” claimed to have targeted and hacked the database of the computer technology company Lenovo.
The hacking group “AnonSec” claimed to have attacked the Indonesian IT Solution Provider Digital Kreasi and leaked its database on a pasting site.
An alleged hacking group using the alias “Bekasi X Code” claimed to have targeted the Taiwanese digital imaging corporation Microtek International Inc., leaking its database as part of “Operation Leak”.
The pro-Syrian regime hacking group “Syrian Electronic Army” (SEA) claimed to have compromised the Gigya platform, which is used by over 80 prominent media websites such as The Independent, The Guardian, CBC News Canada, and Aljazeera America.