A pro-Islamic State (IS) hacking group calling itself the "CyberCaliphate" claimed hacking the Twitter and YouTube accounts of the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM), posting on them IS videos and alleged documents it stolen from networks and personal devices.
As previously reported by SITE Intelligence Group, the Anon Ghost Team hacking group announced on July 3 the creation of Operation Save Gaza, a campaign scheduled to take place on July 11 against Israeli websites in response to recent violence in Gaza. The campaign was widely accepted by various hacking groups and developed into a massive cyber-attack, with over 2000 websites being affected.
In response to recent conflicts in Gaza, hacking groups are mobilizing members in a cyber-campaign to attack Israeli websites. Orchestrating the campaign, the “AnonGhost Team” group announced on July 3 the launch of “Operation Save Gaza,” calling for a massive attack on Israeli websites on July 11.
Brazilian cyber activists have combined efforts under various divisions of the Anonymous hacking collective in protest of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Tournament. The hacking campaign, “Operation World Cup,” also referred to as “Operation Hacking Cup” or “OpMundial2014,” addresses various issues surrounding the effects of the tournament on Brazilians in a grass-roots, decentralized operation.