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ISIS hackers release hit list of 3,600 ordinary New Yorkers and urge terrorists to target them

A group of ISIS linked hackers have released an online hit list of 3,000 New York residents and urged terrorists to target them, it's been reported.

Police have been making attempts to contact the individuals to inform them of the threat by Caliphate Cyber Army, which includes names, home and email addresses.

The list reportedly targets government employees within the state department and security, but the details of regular people have also been leaked.

Intelligence experts believe the 3,600 names may have been chosen at random because they are several years old, according to ABC7 News.

UPDATE: FBI to personally visit 3,000 victims of ISIS hackers

Federal agents and New York City police officers do not believe there is any credible threat, a source confirmed. READ MORE