Muslim hackers have attacked Isis’s propaganda network and published a list of almost 2,000 subscribers’ email addresses in the latest blow to the online “caliphate”.
After numerous cyber attacks and official takedowns targeting its Amaq “news agency”, Isis issued a message on Friday night claiming it had increased security.
“In response to recent events, we have imposed more stringent security measures on our systems,” said the email in Arabic. “We can now handle email attacks or any type of hack.”
For a Muslim hacking collective called Di5s3nSi0N, which previously disabled the automated email service last month, it was “challenge accepted”. Less than three hours later, another email was sent out to Amaq subscribers, but this time displaying the hackers’ logo and a warning. “We have hacked the full ‘secure’ email list for Amaq,” it said. “Daesh…shall we call you dogs for your crimes or snakes for your cowardice? We are the bugs in your system.”
The email …