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NIA has identified a Islamic state ‘Kill-list’ of IT Engineers

The National Investigation Agency has obtained a list called “kill list” from a laptop belongs to so called IS recruit Nasir Bin Yafi Chaus, a youth from Parbhani in Maharashtra. After the incident he have been arrested. This list was prepared by handlers of the Islamic State targeting “ethical hackers, software managers, computer professionals. Some of these members who are in the list have helped security agencies track down ISIS members and potential recruits.

In this list there have been specifies names, designations, companies and email addresses of the targets. The pro-ISIS hacker group has been sharing such lists on app-based messenger services like Telegram which are difficult to track by counter-terrorism agencies. The US list also had details such as insurance types of targets, their home phone, work phone and cell numbers,” said an official.

“However there haven’t been any attack towards any of the names which is in the list” said officials.


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