UK Launches Cyber Attack Against Islamic State

GCHQ director Jeremy Fleming revealed this week that they have launched a cyber major offensive cyber-campaign against the Islamic State Group, also known as Daesh.

Fleming said that they were able to prevent the IS’ ability to coordinate attacks and also stopped them from spreading propaganda. The GCHQ director added that while the details were too sensitive to divulge, there were also able to destroy equipment and networks.  

Despite the victory, the group is still looking to inspire and execute further attacks in the UK, and is currently seeking ungoverned spaces where they can base their operations, according to Fleming.

Source: BBC

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