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Troops on ISIS 'Kill List' Notified

Service members are involved in anti-ISIS airstrikes
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 23, 2015 11:01 PM CDT
Updated Mar 24, 2015 12:30 AM CDT
Troops on ISIS 'Kill List' Notified
A soldier is seen at the front line in Tikrit.   (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed, File)

(Newser) – More than 100 US service members have been given the chilling news that their names, photos, and home addresses appear on an ISIS "kill list." The list, circulated by a group calling itself the "Islamic State Hacking Division," includes airmen and sailors involved in anti-ISIS airstrikes, USA Today reports. The Pentagon believes the information was gathered from social media, not through a data breach. A Fort Hood spokesman tells KWTX that while he won't discuss whether soldiers from the base are on the list, they "encourage soldiers and their families to take prudent measures to limit sharing personal information online, and practice sound cyber-safety and operational security precautions." (Read more ISIS stories.)

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