For whatever reason the link does not work and keep redirecting the article. Just paste this in and remove the question mark: https://www.silicon.co.uk/e-regulation/gover?nance/britain-terrorists-cyber-attack-231337
The British intelligence agency GCHQ recently admitted they have been conducting cyber attacks against ISIL/ISIS. Most of the efforts to disrupt co-ordination and propaganda. The director of GCHQ said some of this work included destruction of networks and equipment, however he did not go into details as it was “too sensitive to talk about”.
This method of attack is another element in the growing importance of cyber security when it comes to national security, war, espionage, and retaliation.