ISIS claim to have hacked the personal information of hundreds of military, political and diplomatic personnel and released it online in a reported ‘hitlist’.
The list, in the form of a spreadsheet and shared by the so-called ‘Islamic State Hacking Division’, contains the private details of 1,400 individuals.
In a shocking warning to those named, an accompanying message reads: ‘Know that we are in your emails and computer systems, watching and recording your every move, we have your names and addresses, we are in your emails and social media accounts.’
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Islamic State has hacked the personal information of Australian Defence Force employees and their relatives, a Victorian MP, and several public servants, and urged home-grown terrorists to attack them, in a chilling online breach.
Many of the Australians whose mobile phone numbers, email addresses, online passwords, and home suburbs were published had no idea their safety had been compromised until contacted by Fairfax Media on Wednesday.
More: ‘ISIS leak HACKER’S GUIDE to hundreds of British and US military personnel’
Social media users claiming to be members of the extremist group say they have hacked computers belonging to the American military and harvested details including photographs, addresses and even credit card information of army, navy and state department figures.
Most of the shocking release relates to American military and diplomatic personnel, however the details of workers at Croydon and Stockport councils and the Foreign Office have also been leaked.