12 Aug '18, 4am

The Role Al Qaeda Plays in Cyberterrorism | Small Wars Journal

According to the United States Department of State, Al Qaeda is a Foreign Terrorist Organization under section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act; this group emerged in the 1980s out of the anti-Soviet jihad in Afghanistan and officially made the terrorist list in October 1999 because of their heinous activities, brutality, militant ways, and radical Islamic ideology (U.S. Department of State, 2018 and Byman, 2016). Other Al Qaeda affiliations such as Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), and Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent are also considered Foreign Terrorist Organizations in the Unites States (U.S. Department of State, 2018). Although Al Qaeda is better known for their savagery and physical terror attacks than their cyber presence, this terrorist organization does practice cyberterrorism—even though that is not the...

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