Inept ISIS hackers could soon use cyber weapons purchased from the Dark Web

The Islamic State hasn't quite proven its mettle in the digital world so far thanks to poor coding skills and hopeless encryption tools in its possession, but experts warn that the group is always on the lookout for new tools to carry out cyber-attacks on critical infrastructure organisations.

A former GCHQ operations chief has warned that ISIS hackers are now indulging in 'low-grade cyber vandalism' to gain access to sophisticated tools using which they will be able to launch attacks on vulnerable targets.

With the Dark Web infested with a large number of cyber weapons and sophisticated tools using which criminals can cripple large organisations and critical infrastructure firms alike, ISIS hackers are now looking to gain access to these tools, having failed to create specialised cyber weapons on their own.