Cyber Terrorism
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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
German-Writing Jihadist Warns Against Using Turkey’s Internet, Provides Security Tips

The German-writing jihadist behind “Kybernetiq” magazine published an article warning about the dangers and drawbacks of using Turkey’s internet, while providing security tips to mitigate those issues.

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Friday, 30 March 2018
Pro-IS Tech Group Publishes Manual on Scanning URLs for Malware

A pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel published a technical manual about scanning “suspicious” URLs for malware, including those from URL shortening services.

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Tuesday, 27 March 2018
Pro-IS Tech Group Claims Distributing Nearly 2,000 Social Media Accounts in February

A pro-Islamic State (IS) tech group claimed distributing credentials for 1,984 social media accounts, along with 590 virtual phone numbers, to IS supporters throughout February 2018.

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Monday, 19 March 2018
Social Media Tech Group Announces Account Generation Service on Pro-IS Telegram Channels

A tech group focused on social media announced an account generation service on several pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channels.

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Monday, 19 March 2018
Pro-IS Tech Group Adds "Bitmask" in Update to Manual on Recommended VPN Services

A pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel updated a previously-published extensive technical manual about VPNs on Android devices, adding Bitmask to the list of recommended services.

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Tuesday, 13 March 2018
IS Telegram Channel Releases Updated Web Browser Plug-ins to Access Website

An official IS Telegram channel released updated Firefox and Opera web browser plug-ins for users to access its website.

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Tuesday, 13 March 2018
Pro-IS Media Outlets Begin Using Multilink URL Shortening Service

Prominent pro-Islamic State (IS) media outlets have begun using a "multilink URL shortening service" to disseminate pro-IS propaganda content.

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Friday, 23 February 2018

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