In our news wrap Monday, social media sites belonging to the U.S. Central Command’s were hacked by a group who said they acted on behalf of the Islamic State. Threats against members of the military were posted on the @CENTCOM Twitter feed. Also, French officials said as many as six members of a terror cell may be on the loose following the terrorist attacks in Paris. Continue reading
- Group claiming ties to Islamic State appear to have hacked key military command’s Twitter, YouTube accounts
A group calling themselves CyberCaliphate with the tagline “i love you isis” apparently have hacked the Twitter handle for U.S. Central Command, CENTCOM.
In his first public comments since allegations concerning Iraqi civilian deaths in Haditha and Hamdaniya, Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Michael Hagee took responsibility for the training of troops in Iraq, but said he would not resign. Two former Central Command Marine Corps generals analyze the accusations and reaction. Continue reading