Cyber Terrorism
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Hacking Subdivision of Pro-IS Military-focused Media Group Claims Taking Down Websites

The hacking subdivision of a pro-Islamic State (IS) military- and explosives-focused media group claimed taking down commercial and economic sites of "disbelievers" and inflicting heavy financial losses as a result.

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Monday, 27 August 2018
“Anshar Caliphate Army” Release Video Threatening Indonesian Government with Cyber Attacks on Aug. 17

The Islamic State (IS)-linked “Anshar Caliphate Army” announced a campaign of cyber attacks targeting the Indonesian government and social media accounts on August 17.

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Thursday, 16 August 2018
IS-linked Group Promotes Education in Programming as Precursor to Successful Hacking

As an introductory essay for a forthcoming book on hacking, an Islamic State (IS)-linked group promoted education in programming as a precursor to becoming a successful hacker.

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Thursday, 09 August 2018
UCC Demonstrates Examples of "Hacks" in Video, Results of "East Asia Invasion"

The Islamic State (IS)-linked United Cyber Caliphate (UCC) released a video demonstrating examples of its "hacks" and showing results from its recent "East Asia Invasion".

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Wednesday, 08 August 2018
UCC Shares Infographic Counting Damage from Various Claimed Cyber Attacks

The Islamic State (IS)-linked United Cyber Caliphate (UCC) hacking group published an infographic boasting about various accomplishments by the group, including hacking websites, DDoS attacks, and compromising social media accounts.

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Wednesday, 01 August 2018
IS-linked Tech Group Announces Start of Weekly Dialogues on Information Security

The Islamic State (IS)-linked Afaaq (Horizons) Electronic Foundation announced the start of weekly dialogues with users on information security, hosted on the Riot.fm encrypted chat platform.

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Tuesday, 31 July 2018
IS-linked Tech Group Recommends Against Use of Jihadist-Developed Encryption Application

An Islamic State (IS)-linked tech group published a statement warning about security vulnerabilities in encryption software, specifically recommending against the use of a particular jihadist-developed encryption application.

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Tuesday, 24 July 2018
UCC Claims Website Defacements, DDoS Attacks, Hacking Social Media Accounts

The Islamic State (IS)-linked United Cyber Caliphate (UCC) hacking group issued a communique claiming credit for defacing websites in multiple Asian countries, DDoS attacks, and compromising hundreds of social media accounts.

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Monday, 09 July 2018
IS-linked Tech Group Publishes WhatsApp Security Manual

An Islamic State (IS)-linked tech group published a manual providing security tips for using WhatsApp.

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Thursday, 05 July 2018
UCC Unit “Fighter Muslim Cyber Caliphate” Releases Recruitment Video Message

The Islamic State (IS)-linked “Figher Muslim Cyber Caliphate” (FMCC), a unit of the United Cyber Caliphate (UCC) hacking group, shared a video message calling for “all Muslim hackers” to join them.

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Monday, 02 July 2018
UCC Posts Message Seeking Recruits for “Hacking”

The Islamic State (IS)-linked United Cyber Caliphate (UCC) hacking group posted a message seeking recruits for various “hacking” jobs along with a contact email address to apply.

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Wednesday, 27 June 2018
UCC Claims Defacement of Indonesian Gov’t Websites, DDoS Attacks, Hacking Facebook Accounts

The Islamic State (IS)-linked United Cyber Caliphate (UCC) hacking group issued a communique claiming credit for hacking seven Indonesian government websites, numerous DDoS attacks, and compromising social media accounts.

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Thursday, 21 June 2018
IS-linked Tech Group Distributes Compilations of Android and iOS OPSEC Manuals

An Islamic State (IS)-linked tech group distributed compilations of OPSEC manuals about Android and iOS mobile devices.

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Wednesday, 13 June 2018
UCC Claims Defacing Websites for “#OpTheWorld,” Releases “Message to Russia”

The Islamic State (IS)-linked United Cyber Caliphate (UCC) hacking group claimed hacking and defacing four websites for an operation called “#OpTheWorld,” and shared a message threatening Russia with “slaughter and death.”

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Tuesday, 29 May 2018
Alternative Source Alleges UCC Statement to be “Fake”

Another Telegram channel claiming to be the “official channel for the UCC” has alleged that the recently-released UCC statement is “fake,” despite its circulation among IS-linked channels.

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Thursday, 24 May 2018
UCC Releases Statement Following Hiatus, Denounces Imposters and Threatens “Revenge”

The Islamic State (IS)-linked United Cyber Caliphate (UCC) hacking group released a statement following an extended hiatus, denouncing imposter groups and claiming to get “revenge for the blood of our monotheists [sic] brothers.”

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Thursday, 24 May 2018
IS-linked Tech Group Publishes “Telegram Security” Manual

An Islamic State (IS)-linked Telegram channel published a technical manual about secure practices when using the Telegram messaging app on Android OS.

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Wednesday, 25 April 2018
IS-linked Group Purports Hacking 664 Facebook and Twitter Accounts Over Four Months

An Islamic State (IS)-linked group purported that it hacked 664 Facebook and Twitter accounts over a period of four months.

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Thursday, 19 April 2018
IS-linked Tech Group Claims Distributing Over 4,000 Social Media Accounts in March

An Islamic State (IS)-linked tech group claimed distributing credentials for 4,320 social media accounts, along with 654 virtual phone numbers, to IS supporters throughout March 2018.

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Thursday, 19 April 2018
Jihadi Tech Group Suggests Modified Telegram App “Proxygram” to Mask User IP Address

A jihadi tech group discussed “Proxygram,” an alternative Telegram client for Android OS that hides the user’s real IP address when connecting to Telegram.

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Tuesday, 17 April 2018

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