Shumoukh Al-Islam Forum Admin Account Hacked

January 26, 2015

On January 26, 2015, the account of Abu Al-‘Aina Al-Khurasani, the administrator of the Shumoukh Al-Islam jihadi forum, was comprised by an Algerian hacker using the handle “IBN_ALGERIA” (“Son of Algeria”). The breach became clear after the hacker used Al-Khurasani’s account to post messages announcing it was comprised.



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