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U.S. Officials: ISIS Seeking Means to Engage in Cyberwarfare

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Samburaj Das

Samburaj Das

Samburaj is the contributing editor at Hacked and keeps tabs on science, technology and cyber security.


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U.S. Officials: ISIS Seeking Means to Engage in Cyberwarfare

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ISIS hackers are now making strides to seek out the means to launch cyberattacks against critical government and civilian targets, according to U.S. officials. Extremist group ISIS has reportedly amassed malicious hacker-sympathizers and other extremists to engage in open discourse about waging cyberattacks against several U.S. target, by communing in various online forums. Politico reports that media posted by ISIS sympathizers such as pictures and videos of airplane cockpits are rife among the forums, stirring up discussion to ponder hacking of onboard electronics. A Lack of Sophistication New York-based threat intelligence firm Flashpoint, whose analysts routinely monitor such conversations on…

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Samburaj Das

Samburaj Das

Samburaj is the contributing editor at Hacked and keeps tabs on science, technology and cyber security.

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