The pro-Islamic State (IS) hackers known as the United Cyber Caliphate (UCC) posted Google Earth files and satellite images identifying locations of Air Force military bases belonging to the U.S., NATO, and Russia.
As part of the “#WorldUnderHacks” campaign, IS supporters on Twitter have disseminated purportedly “hacked” information from the Italian “Ruggero di Lauria” Institute of Higher Education.
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.
A self-proclaimed Muslim hacker calling himself “RuLing” has defaced 18 government-hosted Italian websites.
A Pro-Islamic State (IS) hacker calling himself “Abdellah Elmaghribi” has defaced 14 government-hosted UK and Italian websites.
The Anonymous community has expressed support for the Anonymous-linked individuals known as “Aken” and “Otherwise;” who were reportedly arrested in Italy on May 20, 2015 over accusations of “using the Internet for a criminal conspiracy.”
An Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs partner, “Info Mercati Esteri,” has reportedly been targeted as part of “Operation Italy" in reaction to the arrests of Anonymous-linked Italian hackers that occurred in late May, 2015.
Following the recent arrest of Anonymous-linked Italian hackers, members of the hacking collective published a leak allegedly stolen from dozens of Italian government websites “in solidarity with the arrested anons.”
The pro-Islamic State hacking group “Islamic State Hacking Division” claimed to have gained access to “several military servers, databases and emails” of the Italian military, and released the alleged information related to ten Italian army personnel as targets for “our brothers residing in Italy.”
In reaction to police brutality, especially against protesters around the globe, the Anonymous hacking collective claimed to have disrupted 23 websites via Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) and defacement attacks while leaking the databases of several police affiliated websites from Brazilian, French, Belgian and Italian domains.
The Italian division of the Anonymous hacking collective announced that the Italian Construction Company “CoGeFa” (Società Costruzioni Generali Fantini) had been attacked and its database leaked as part of “Operation Green Rights.”