As evidence, the hackers posted several screenshots, vowing to "crush" the United States.
"Your system are unable to repel our attacks. Now we'll crush you again," — said in a statement the group "United cyberlife" (United Cyber of the Caliphate).
22 April, the hackers said that they have at their disposal personal data 18 thousand employees of the security agencies of Saudi Arabia. Earlier it became known that associated with the ISIS group of hackers has posted online the names of more than 3,500 new Yorkers with the comment: "We want them dead".
The state Department not made any official statements about it. However, the newspaper The New York Times announced that U.S. President Barack Obama during a meeting April 25 in Hanover, Germany with leaders of France, Germany, great Britain and Italy françois Hollande, Angela Merkel, David Cameron and Matteo Renzi will discuss the possibility of using cyber weapons against ISIS.
The article said that the American leader will offer to open a new front against terrorists using cyber weapons, which the U.S. government first used mainly against Russia, China, Iran and North Korea. Among potential applications of cyber-weapons — the introduction and conclusion out of operation of communication systems, blocking the transfer of money to the militants, the failure of the system of electronic payments.
In mid-April, first Deputy Minister of defense Robert Wark told CNN about the first case of the use of cyber weapons against ISIS, however, is not explaining what types of weapons involved.
In the project U.S. military spending in the 2017 financial year, funds allocated to the fight in cyberspace, were increased to 35 billion dollars of five years. The project needs approval of the U.S. Congress.