Cyber-attack on IS 'a first for UK'
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UK launched 'major' cyber-attack on Islamic State

The UK has conducted a "major offensive cyber-campaign" against the Islamic State group, the director of the intelligence agency GCHQ has revealed.

The operation hindered the group's ability to co-ordinate attacks and suppressed their propaganda, Jeremy Fleming told the Cyber UK conference in Manchester.

  • 12 Apr 2018