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Cyber Reviews

The Cyber Desk Review is a periodic report and analysis that addresses two main subjects: cyber-terrorism (offensive, defensive, and the media, and the main topics of jihadist discourse); and cyber-crime, whenever and wherever it is linked to jihad (funding, methods of attack). The Cyber Desk Review addresses the growing significance that cyberspace plays as a battlefield in current and future conflicts, as shown in the recent increase in cyber-attacks on political targets, crucial infrastructure, and the Web sites of commercial corporations.

Cyber Report no. 25 December 2017

15/05/2018 | by Cyber Desk
This report covers the period of December 2017.
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Cyber Report no. 24 September-November 2017

05/03/2018 | by Cyber Desk
This report covers the period of September-November 2017.
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Jihadists’ Use of Virtual Currency

30/01/2018 | by Cyber Desk

Sporadic evidence of terrorists’ use of digital currency has been in existence since 2012 and there is no doubt that in recent months this trend has been growing and taking shape and now holds a prominent presence online. ICT’s Cyber-Desk reviewed documented cases of jihadists’ use of virtual currency. 

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Cyber Report no. 23 June-August 2017

01/09/2017 | by Cyber Desk
This report covers the period of June-August 2017.
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Incitement - Terrorist Attack in Wimbledon

09/07/2017 | by Cyber Desk
On Wednesday, July 5, 2017 a call was posted on a Telegram channel belonging to jihadist operatives to carry out a terrorist attack in Wimbledon similar to the attack that took place at the “Manchester Arena” events hall during a performance by the singer, Ariana Grande. On May 22, 2017 a terrorist carried out a suicide bombing as he mixed in with the audience during the exit from the event. 22 people were killed in the attack and over 50 others were injured. The next day, the Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack.
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