New disclosures regarding its head honcho:
To personnel of the post-American military and government, ISIS says, "We know where you live":
The message goes on to play a little cat-and-mouse regarding its cyber-capabilities:
The individual would not provide specifics on the Islamic State Hacking Division, declining to say where the group is based or how many members are in its ranks. He did, however, go after Anonymous, the hacking group which recently targeted the Islamic State.
“Anonymous, GhostSec, CtrlSec who are apparently ‘hackers’ against IS, till date they have hacked nothing, they are all talk,” the Islamic State Hacking Division member said. “the only thing they can do is report twitter accounts and ddos websites for 5mins.”
Boasting of the group’s own skill set, the individual claimed his group “probably” could have breached security guarding the private email server of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. He, however, declined to get into the group’s specific methodology, saying, “Let the US gov figure that out.”
Yes, Russia, China, Iran and North Korea are threats. So are these guys. It is more crucial than ever that we learn to walk and chew gum at the same time.