Published On: Tue, Oct 27th, 2015

After shock: Did The Cyber Jihadi Holy War Start With British TalkTalk?

The UK tabloid The Mirror and Forbes claim: "Jihadist TalkTalk hack begins holy cyber war"

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A 15-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of Computer Misuse Act offences, ” London’s Metropolitan Police, whose cyber-crime unit has been investigating the attack on Talk Talk, said.

The British Internet service provider, Talk Talk reported Wednesday a cyber attack on its website. Hackers theft of private data from its more than 4 million customers, in what would be one of the biggest such breaches of personal information in the UK.

Forbes correspondent,  Thomas Fox-Brewster wrote : “That attack, we were told, was perpetrated by Russian cyber jihadists. The BBC reported the claims of a “cyber expert” and former police officer Adrian Culley, who found a post on a very secret cyber site called Pastebin, where the jihadis claimed they were the ones who had taken those cyber guns and plundered TalkTalk. Culley warned they were a particularly nasty strain of jihadi – Russian cyber jihadis.”

The UK tabloid Mirror also published an article by John Shamma under headline : “Jihadist TalkTalk hack ‘begins holy cyber war on Britain’ but reveals yet another way extremists fund terror“, saying that Russian-based Islamic extremists said they were the ones who carried out the “significant and sustained cyber attack” on the British company. The massive hack attack on broadband provider TalkTalk claim to have “begun their ‘cyber holy war’ on the UK.”

 

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