A pro-Islamic State (ISIS) hacking group called Team System DZ has defaced several Ohio government websites, including that of its governor, John Kasich.
The defaced pages included a message threatening Trump and the American people: “You will be held accountable Trump, you and all your people for every drop of blood flowing in Muslim countries,” it said.
It added: “I Love Islamic State.”
The message left on the defaced Ohio.gov websites
The attacks against the various Ohio government websites all occurred in the last day, according to Zone-h, which archives defaced webpages.
A list of Team System DZ targets during the last day, many belonging to Ohio government websites (Source: zone-h.org, June 26, 2017)
Based on Zone-h records, Team System DZ began its defacement campaign on February 2, 2017, targeting first a website in Chile.
The group, believed to comprise Algerian hackers because of content posted on their Facebook page, lists its members as NcPro-DZ, Zilzal-Jo, and Yacine Bouamra.
The group’s official Facebook page features various promotional material for the group, among other things.
Promotional banner on Team System DZ Facebook page (May 26, 2017)
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