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Pro-ISIS Hacking Group Tries To Hack Google But Gets The Wrong Site

Pro-ISIS hackers vowed to target Google, but they hacked the wrong one — and then got counter-hacked. Oops.

By Jake Godin | March 3, 2016

A pro-ISIS hacking team had promised to hack Google, so it did. But it got the wrong one.

Instead it hacked an Indian website called Add Google Online — so not quite Google.

And then the ISIS hackers got hacked by someone else.

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A hacker who goes by n3far1ous left the message "Eat this, ISIS."

The pro-ISIS hacking group, or the "Caliphate Cyber Army," likes to hack low-profile sites, like this store that sells scales or this Middle Eastern sign store.

Probably the group's biggest success was hacking the U.S. Central Command accounts on Twitter and YouTube. 

This video includes clips from CNN and music by Frenic / CC BY 3.0.

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