Sunday, 18 October 2015

Malaysian Hacker Arrested for Passing US military Members data to ISIS Group

Malaysian authorities has  arrested a Malaysian based hacker who had stealing and passing personal information of US military member to dangerous terrorist group ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and Syria).

According to U.S. Justice Department and criminal complaint, Ardit Ferizi, a Kosovo citizen,  hacked into US computer system and stolen a  more than 1000 US military members and passed to terrorist group ISIS.

According to authorities, Junaid Hussein, a British hacker also known as cyber jihadist has hacked military and other government websites in US, France and other countries also. Junaid Hussein is also a recruiter Westerners to join ISIS Group through social media.
“NEW: U.S. Military AND Government HACKED by the Islamic State Hacking Division!” was tweeted by Junaid Hussain in August. Also Junaid Hussain link to 30 page document allegedly provided by Ardit Ferizi.
In August 2015 US military announced that Junaid Hussain had killed in US drone strike in Syria.

Names, email addresses, passwords, phone numbers and locations of US military members are included in stolen data.

Ardit Ferizi didn't care his identity because he used real name on twitter account, openly tweeting them to communicate with ISIS member and also he did not hide his IP address

According to relatives Ardit Ferizi four-days trip to Turkey in 2013 when he was 17 with his parents to attend a trade fair in Istanbul.

Malaysian police said 20-year-old hacker  Ferizi had entered Malaysia in August 2014 for his study computer science and computer Forensics at a college in Kuala Lumpur

Sr. Assistant Commissioner Datuk Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay, head of the counterterrorism division,
Special Branch of the Royal Malaysian Police said that Malaysian Authorities had monitoring after receiving information from the FBI.

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