ISIS-Linked Hacker Pleads Guilty In Cyberterror Case

Law360, Nashville (June 17, 2016, 2:41 PM ET) — A Kosovo man pled guilty in Virginia federal court to charges that he hacked the personal details of around 1,300 American troops and government personnel and put them at risk by posting that information on a Twitter account controlled by the Islamic State group, commonly called ISIS.

Ardit Ferizi, a 20-year-old Kosovar also known by his online handle “Th3Dir3ctorY,” at a hearing on Wednesday before U.S. District Judge Leonie M. Brinkema, after reaching a plea deal with prosecutors, pled guilty to charges of conspiracy to provide…

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