British chancellor George Osborne has warned about the spectre of online terrorists attacking national infrastructure, and made some rather bold pronouncements about the UK’s willingness to engage in cyberwarfare to defend itself.
Australia’s federal government has issued a warning over the spate of recent website hacks claiming to have links with extremist group ISIS.
The Irish government’s Freedom of Information (FOI) website has been targeted by hackers claiming to be connected to the ISIS terror group.
A number of seemingly unconnected Western websites were hacked over the weekend, with messages claiming Islamic State as the perpetrator.
Twitter and YouTube accounts run by the US military’s Central Command are hijacked by hackers claiming to back Islamic State.