Some US military members on a ‘kill list’ published by ISIS have said they are ‘unfazed’ after having their names, photos and addresses leaked by the terrorist group.
A list was posted online by a group called the ‘Islamic State Hacking Division’ gave personal information for 100 US military members and called upon its lone wolf ‘brothers residing in America’ to kill them.
However, several service members spoke out on Sunday, saying that the intimidation tactic was ‘not going to work’.
The ISHD said it wants ‘lone wolf’ attackers to go after the military members and ‘kill them wherever you find them’.
One of three service members who spoke anonymously to ABC News said that it was not surprising that the extremists wanted to kill members of the US military.
‘I wouldn’t say I’m scared,’ one said. ‘It’s just part of this ‘new war’ against an enemy with a different, more developed capability than what we’ve faced in the past.
‘We have to make the adjustments in order to continue to win the battles.’
ISIS claimed it hacked several military servers, databases and emails to obtain the information.
However, a defense official said that the list did not appear to be from a breach, and that the names and addresses were publicly available online.
‘We really weren’t surprised because all the people I saw on that list are on a webpage some place anyways, all that information was already public,’ and identified soldier told ABC.
The ISHD posting read: ‘With the huge amount of data we have from various different servers and databases, we have decided to leak 100 addresses so that our brothers in America can deal with you.
‘And now we have made it easy for you by giving you addresses, all you need to do is take the final step, so what are you waiting for?
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