CyberCaliphate claims Newsweek Twitter hack

Oriana Pawlyk reports that CyberCaliphate claimed responsibility for the hack of Newsweek’s Twitter account earlier today. Within 15 minutes, Newsweek had regained control of the account, but not before CyberCaliphate had tweeted out some threats and documents:

The group posted several certificates showing individual training achievements as well as an organizational chart for the Defense Cyber Investigations Training Academy. DCITA operates under the Defense Department’s Cyber Crime Center, providing cyber training to Defense Department civilians, military personnel and members of federal law enforcement agencies.

At first glance, Kevin Knierim, a former FBI agent and founder of Cyopsis — an electronic investigative, forensic, and security consulting firm — says the documents are sensitive for a few reasons. 

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