Al Qaeda Understands U.S. Cyber Vulnerabilities AlShabab Cyber Vldeo

Homeland security warns of possible cyber attack "jihad" on american infrastructure,

An Al Qaeda video calling upon the “covert Mujahidin” to commit “electronic jihad” demonstrates the rapidly increasing threat of cyber attack and underscores the pressing need for cybersecurity standards for the nation’s most critical networks.

The video was obtained by the FBI last year through open sources. But the section on Al Qaeda’s interest in committing cyberattacks on the US only recently gained broader circulation within the administration, the committee explained.

 

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