US Cyber Command was not prepared to handle the amount of data it hacked from ISIS


Documents obtained through FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) requests and made public today reveal that while successful, the US Cyber Command’s campaign to hack ISIS faced some issues, such as lacking the storage space to store all the information stolen from ISIS accounts.

The six heavily-redacted documents published today by the National Security Archive at the George Washington University in Washington, DC, reveal the conclusions of a 120-day assessment US Cyber Command conducted after the completion of Operation Glowing Symphony.

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