IS ‘CyberCaliphate’ Hacked 600 Russian Websites In 2014, Security Company Says

March 25, 2015

Hackers aligned to Islamic State (IS) militants attacked 600 Russian websites last year, according to a new report by Russian cyber intelligence company Group-IB.

The websites targeted by the group include a number of banks, construction companies, government organizations, and even schools and a local history museum in the North Urals, Group-IB said on March 25.

According to Group-IB’s research, several pro-IS hacking groups appear to have been involved in the attacks on Russian websites. As well as the “CyberCaliphate,” the research also found groups calling themselves Team System Dz, Global Islamic Caliphate and FallaGa Team were involved in the hacks.

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