Pro-Al-Qaeda 'Mujahideen Cyber Army' Targets American, UK, Indian, Russian Websites

November 13, 2015

Recently, a pro-Al-Qaeda hacker group called the "Mujahideen Cyber Army" has been targeting U.S., British, Indian, and Russian websites. Today, the group released hundreds of email addresses that it says belongs to Americans and suggests that they be "scammed."

The Izza Mujahid Twitter account has been tweeting information about attacks claimed by the Mujahideen Cyber Army. The account, which notes "We Are Not ISIS | We Love Al-Qaeda," states that it is Aleppo-based; as of this writing, it has 3,388 followers. It also links to the Mujahideen Cyber Army blog.

The following is a review of some of the account's recent tweets:

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On November 12, the account tweeted: "600+ American emails list for scamming and PayPal API credentials." The tweet provided a link to the list published on pastebin.com.

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