An Islamic State (IS/ISIS)-linked media group disseminated a poster in multiple languages, including Japanese, urging supporters to hack Instagram and Facebook accounts.
The pro-Islamic State (IS) hackers known as the Sons Caliphate Army (SCA) posted a statement alerting IS supporters in Europe that authorities are searching phones for Telegram and VPN services, advising that these programs be hidden on mobile devices when travelling.
Hackers calling themselves the “United Islamic Cyber Force” claimed defacements on French and German websites, demanding that governments “stop killing the Muslims” in various Middle-Eastern countries.
Pro-Islamic State (IS) hackers known as the United Cyber Caliphate (UCC) celebrated the June 13, 2016 stabbing death of a police officer and the officer's wife in Magnanville, France, forwarding a photo of the attacker.
The Al-Qaeda Electronic (AQE) hacking group defaced websites based in France, Russia, and Greece, along with the U.S.-based website of a Jordanian real estate company.
The pro-Islamic State (IS) hackers known as the United Cyber Caliphate (UCC) claimed defacing at least 19 websites belonging to U.S., Chilean, Chinese, French, Malaysian, and Mexican businesses, forwarding them using the hashtag “KillCrusaders.”
The pro-Islamic State (IS) hacking group known as the “Caliphate Cyber Army,” or “Ghost Caliphate,” released a video for their “Al-‘Adiyat” campaign, in which the group claimed defacement attacks and breaches of servers of 5 small business and organization websites with domains from France and Saudi Arabia.
The Anonymous hacking collective claimed hacking a subdomain of the website of the French Defense Ministry and released a dump of the site’s databases.
The AnonSec hacking group has claimed hacking the website of an organization for French museum patrons, officially called the “Fédération Française des Sociétés d'Amis de Musées,” as retaliation against French airstrikes on Syria.
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.
Pro-Islamic State (IS) hackers known as the Islamic Cyber Army (ICA), or “Elite Section of IS,” forwarded publicly available addresses, email addresses, and other information of French government personnel.
A Francophone fighter in al-Barakah Province (al-Hasakah) of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria appeared in a video calling on Muslims in France to mount lone wolf strikes and threatening more attacks there and in Europe.
The Anonymous hacking collective has claimed responsibility for taking down “more than 5,500” Twitter accounts affiliated with ISIS.
In its longest-lasting “hacking” campaign yet, the Islamic Cyber Army (ICA) has continued to target France with false claims of the release of sensitive information, including that of the French ambassador in South Africa, using the Twitter hashtag “#FranceUnderHacks.”
Following up on their threat to perform cyber attacks on France as part of the “#FranceUnderHacks” campaign, the Islamic Cyber Army (ICA) have released the purported personal information of eight “French soldiers.”
The Islamic Cyber Army (ICA), a group of self-proclaimed “hackers of the Islamic State (IS),” has released a video announcing France as the target of their sixth hacking campaign, called “#FranceUnderHacks.”
On January 20, 2015 the pro-Syrian regime hacking group “Syrian Electronic Army” (SEA) claimed to have hacked the Twitter account of the French newspaper “Le Monde.”
As part of “Operation France,” which was launched by the hacking group “Anon Ghost Team” in response to “Operation Charlie Hebdo,” the group claimed to have defaced 500 websites of the French domain.
The Anonymous hacking collective published a press release announcing “Operation Charlie Hebdo,” in which it condemned the deadly attack on the French satirical magazine on January 7, 2015.
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.