First Cyberterror Charges: DOJ Accuses Hacker Of Giving Military PII To ISIS
“The data was first stolen from an online retailer, and the suspect is awaiting extradition hearing in Malaysia.
For the first time, the U.S. has charged an individual with both hacking and providing material support to a terrorist organization.
According to the U.S. Department of Justice, Kosovo citizen Ardit Ferizi ‘provided material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), a designated foreign terrorist organization, and committed computer hacking and identity theft violations in conjunction with the theft and release of personally identifiable information (PII) of U.S. service members and federal employees.'”