sewerIslamic State militants are planning the creation of a ‘cyber caliphate’ protected by their own encryption software – from behind which they will launch massive hacking attacks on the U.S. and the West. Both Islamic State and Al Qaeda claim to be actively recruiting skilled hackers in a bid to create a team of jihadist computer experts capable of causing devastating cyber disruptions to Western institutions. They are now boasting it is only a matter of time before their plan becomes a reality. Fox News reported the terror groups were using social media to attract more computer-savvy young recruits. Thought to be among those working within the organisation’s cyber team is British jihadist Junaid Hussain, who escaped to Syria while on police bail last year. More