ISIS is luring Indian hackers with top dollar to hack into government websites and steal sensitive data. Hackers are also being asked to identify and create a database of potential recruits from Twitter and Facebook. For each ‘job’, a hacker would be paid upwards of $10,000. This is by far the most lucrative offer from the hacking community in India, experts say. “There are various underground communities online where hackers interact regularly. Our investigation reveals that for the past six months, lucrative offers for stealing government data came pouring in and hackers were offered a huge sum. Such amount has never been offered to any Indian hacker before. We found that the offers were being made to spread ISIS reach in the country,” said Kislay Choudhary, a cyber crime expert who works with several security agencies.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Daily Mail