On 14th February 2015,the valentines day were people were busy with their loved ones; the ISIS Hackers hacked UAE’ Oldest Newspaper Al Ittihad. They also defaced Al Ittihad website with logo of their own including a black flag with Arabic text and three militants dressed in soldiers’ attire holding rifles.
Later the Abu Dhabi based editor-in-chief of Al Ittihad newspaper, Mohammed Al Hammadi, claimed that ISIS hackers defaced the site (www.alittihad.ae) but failed to steal any information from our servers.However they just defaced the site to threat the people of the region he added.Service on the website resumed after a few hours.Service on the website resumed after a few hours.
The first female pilot in the United Arab Emirates, Major Mariam al Mansouri, known for taking part in airstrikes against the ISIS terrorist group.Knowing about this the ISIS uploaded a photograph of her.
However this is not the first attack,recently on Feb 10 2015 Newsweek’s official Twitter account has been compromised by the ISIS hackers.