ISIS the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, often translated as Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has successfully managed to hack the personal data or information of the employees of U.S. State Department.
ISIS Hackers Leaked Personal Data Of Employees Of The U.S. State Department
[dropcap]New[/dropcap] Cybercrime group UCC (United Cyber Caliphate) said about the abduction of personal data (names, phone numbers and so on.) of employees of the U.S. State Department and published several screenshots. According to the sources, the criminals have placed the stolen data or information in its channel Telegram.
The leakage of the list of victims listed 43 people associated with the State Department and Defense ministries, health and social services, energy and trade. The employees of the US Embassy in Santiago (Chile) and Kathmandu (Nepal) are also on the list of UCC, along with the main department of the US Navy and the Australian Department of Defence. Earlier last week, analysts said that the ISIS-linked group posted the names of more than 3,500 New Yorkers.
Islamist supporters stated last week about identity theft, as the hackers claimed that they successfully managed to hack the information of 18 thousand employees of the Saudi security sector. Criminals separately published personal data of each intended victim in the form of images processed in Photoshop with the caption, “Wanted to be killed” in Arabic, English, Russian, French and Spanish.
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Vocativ noted that in spite of the evil signature of the “stolen” information and so is in the public domain. The published grouping numbers are not personal numbers of the employees of U.S. State Department, as the numbers which they published just belong to the organizations where they work.
Cybercrime group UCC (United Cyber Caliphate) is a new division of the terrorist organization Daishev and it is based on three hacker groups, including the infamous “Kiberhalifat”.