Afghan Cyber Army (ACA): Active On Facebook And YouTube – Recruiting and Training Volunteers, Claiming To Have Hacked U.S. Gov’t Websites, U.S. And Israeli Bank Websites, Pakistan Gov’t And Taliban Websites; Promising Major Attacks In Future

By: Steven Stalinsky and R. Sosnow*

November 15, 2013

The Afghan Cyber Army is a hacktivist group that appears to be Afghan nationalist, pro-Afghan military, anti-U.S., Taliban, Pakistan, and Israel, targeting Pakistani, U.S., Taliban, Israeli, and other websites. It posts its claims of successful hacks on its Facebook page, sometimes accompanied by reports from various media confirming its claims, and, less often, on its YouTube channel.

Just today, it claimed to have hacked a number of of Pakistani websites, related to airlines, insurance companies, e-commerce, real estate, and health, and warned that it would be hacking many thousands more.

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