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Hacker's Kill List Shows ISIS 'Crowdsourcing Terrorism'



    Hacker's Kill List Shows ISIS 'Crowdsourcing Terrorism'

    On Friday, the Justice Department's top counter-terrorism prosecutor said that "crowdsourcing terrorism" is becoming a new phenomenon and a real threat.

    "Hackers a world away can intrude into our homes with the push of a button, to steal from us, to gather intelligence that can be used against us, and even to try to hurt or kill us," John Carlin said at the Roger Williams University Law School in Providence, Rhode Island. 

    Hackers for ISIS have been able to get lists of people ranging from soldiers to bureaucrats tied to the State Department, foreign embassies, the armed services, NASA, USAID and even local agencies like the New York City school system and the Alabama health department.