IS hit list 'a serious threat' for promoting lone wolf attacks

  • 14/08/2015
IS hit list 'a serious threat' for promoting lone wolf attacks

Officials are investigating after a New Zealander's name appeared on an Islamic State (IS) hit list.

The extremist group hacked the personal details of Australian Defence Force employees, as well as a Kiwi, public servants and even an MP, posting their home addresses and internet passwords online and calling on local extremists to launch attacks.

It comes after a major hack of US military information - so will this provoke lone wolf attacks?

Paul Henry was joined by Deakin University professor of global Islamic politics Greg Barton from Melbourne, who says that "this is a serious threat".

Watch the video for the full interview.

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