Pro-ISIS Hacking Group Threatens Imminent Cyberattack

May 12, 2015

On May 11, 2015, a group of pro-Islamic State (ISIS) hackers published a 3:30-long video, in Arabic with English subtitles, threatening the U.S. and Europe with an imminent cyberattack. The video, titled “Message to America from the Virtual World,” was distributed via Twitter by a pro-ISIS account (@is_caliphate_n), and the tweet also spread a campaign of hashtags in English and Arabic, such as: #HelloftheAmericansystem, #هكر_رابطة_الأنصار (“Ansar hacker group”) and a banner.

The video, released and distributed via Twitter, included a banner reading “Message to America – From the land to the digital world”

See the full video below:

IS Internet Defenders Video: Message to the Servants of the Cross from MEMRI – CJL on Vimeo.

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