Pierluigi Paganini December 04, 2020
Islamic imprisoned hacker Ardit Ferizi ordered to be deported

The Islamic hacker Ardit Ferizi, who is serving 20 years for giving his support to Islamic State group has been granted compassionate release. Ardit Ferizi, aka Th3Dir3ctorY, is the hacker that supported the ISIS organization by handing over data for 1,351 US government and military personnel. Ferizi is the first man charged with cyber terrorism that was extradited to the […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 22, 2020
OP Glowing Symphony – How US military claims to have disrupted ISIS ‘s propaganda

US military claims to have disrupted the online propaganda activity of the Islamic State (ISIS) in a hacking operation dating back at least to 2016. In 2016, the US Cyber Command carried out successful operations against the online propaganda of the Islamic State (ISIS), this is what emerged from declassified national security top-secret documents released […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 20, 2019
Chicago student charged with writing code to spread ISIS propaganda

US authorities arrested Thomas Osadzinski, a student at DePaul University, because he allegedly built a custom Gentoo Linux distro for ISIS. Thomas Osadzinski (20), a student at DePaul University, Chicago, was arrested because he allegedly built a custom Gentoo Linux distro for ISIS, he could now face up to 20 years in prison. The Chicago […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 15, 2018
UK GCHQ director confirmed major cyberattack on Islamic State

GCHQ director Jeremy Fleming announced this week that the U.K. has launched a major cyberattack on the Islamic State (IS) terrorist organization. According to the spy chief, the GCHQ the attack was launched in collaboration with the U.K. Ministry of Defence and has distributed operations of the Islamic State. The UK intelligence believes this is the first […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 02, 2018
European Commission requests IT firms to remove ‘Terror Content’ within an hour

The UE issued new recommendations to tackle illegal content online, it asked internet companies to promptly remove terror content from their platforms within an hour from notification. On Thursday, the UE issued new recommendations to internet companies to promptly remove “harmful content,” including terror content, from their platforms. “As a follow-up, the Commission is today recommending a set […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 13, 2017
ISIS & Al Qaeda: What’s Coming Down the Line for the U.S. in 2018

ISIS & Al Qaeda: What’s Coming Down the Line for the U.S. in 2018. From drones to chemical attacks, which are the major risks? Last month, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) warned that, “our enemies remain focused on attacking the United States, and they are constantly adapting. DHS and its partners are stepping up […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 29, 2017
FBI Director – Terrorists could launch drone attacks very soon

FBI director Christopher Wray warns of terrorists are planning to use drones in attacks, the threat is considered as imminent. This week, FBI Director Christopher Wray warned Congress that terrorists may use drones in attacks against the United States, the official described the threat as imminent. “We do know that terrorist organizations have an interest in using […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 20, 2017
Learning About ISIS Intentions Using Open Source Intelligence

Learning About ISIS Intentions Using Open Source Intelligence – How terrorists are exploiting technology for propaganda and radicalization. ISIS’ weekly newsletter al-Nabā’ published an editorial about the lessons to be learned from the attack on the Iraqi embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan (July 30, 2017), which it called “an action of high quality.” In the editorial, attacking […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 19, 2017
Barcelona terrorist attack – Extremism, A Sea Change In Tactics

Analysts at Global Intelligence Insight analyzed the recent Barcelona terrorist attack linking it to the content shared recently in the Jihadist community. Another terrorist attack took place in a European city, this time in Barcelona; just south of the city in the tourist resort of Cambrils a number of potential suicide bombers have been shot dead; […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 08, 2017
UK Police: Accessing the Darkweb could be a sign of terrorism

In a leaflet distributed by the UK authorities, the police tell citizens to be vigilant on anyone using the darkweb. The widespread of terrorism in Europe has been very severe recently. As a way of effectively dealing with In a wake of recent terror attacks, London authorities are conducting various initiatives to fight the threat. […]