ISIS Baiting Indian Hackers To Steal Government Data
Members of the ISIS will pay Indian hackers to hack into government websites, trying to expand its operations to the Indian sub-landmass.
The fanatic group Islamic State is supposedly baiting Indian hackers to steal sensitive information from government websites. The association’s likewise soliciting them to make a database from potential recruits and whomsoever will hack government websites will get up to $10,000 for each effectively cyber assault. The ISIS promulgation plans to impact the sentiment of the youthful hackers on the jihad and works through online networking/social media.
“There are various underground groups online where hackers interact regularly. Our investigation reveals that for the past six months, lucrative offers for stealing government data came pouring in and hackers were offered a huge sum. Such amount has never been offered to any Indian hacker before. We found that the offers were being made to spread ISIS reach in the country,”
said the cyber crime expert Mr. Kislay Chaudhary, CEO of Indian Cyber Army. They spread their message with popular keywords and hash tags to reach a wider audience.
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The burglary of Government information through cyber assaults against its frameworks is a key insight movement. The ISIS is as of now directing a huge crusade through social media; more than 30,000 youngsters have allegedly been in contact with individuals from the association.
Before Republic Day, the National Investigation Agency captured more than of two dozen terror suspects from the nation over that had purportedly come in “contact” with ISIS through online platforms.
Recently, Maharashtra ATS claimed to have hindered as many as 94 ISIS-connected websites. Endeavors are likewise on to connect with Twitter and Facebook to expel ISIS loathe promulgation from their platforms.
While ISIS’s quality on Twitter and Facebook has been long established, the gathering is likewise accepted to have an undeniable group of tech-savvy engineers designing and building apps and software solely for the group’s propaganda machinery.
In December, an ISIS digital book clarifying the gathering’s designs of extending their activities to India and its neighbors had claimed the coming of the cyber war between believers and non-believers in the region.