Islamic State backers find new way to share propaganda: Instagram

As the Islamic State continues to search for new methods to recruit members and share its propaganda, it’s turned to social networks, such as Facebook and Twitter.

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Telegram app reportedly involved as ISIS claims responsibility for Manchester attack

Hours after a deadly attack in Manchester that killed 22 people, the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) claimed responsibility, posting a statement about it.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/23/telegram-app-reportedly-involved-as-isis-claims-responsibility-for-manchester-attack.html

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How ISIS is turning commercial drones into weapons in the battle for Mosul

Elite Iraqi units clearing Mosul from Islamic State occupation face aerial bombardment from modified ISIS drones every day.

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Judge dismisses suit claiming Twitter liable for killing of Americans by ISIS

A federal judge in San Francisco has dismissed a lawsuit accusing Twitter of supporting the Islamic State (ISIS) group.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/10/judge-dismisses-suit-claiming-twitter-liable-for-killing-americans-by-isis.html

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UK's government hackers target Islamic State group in string of cyberattacks

British cyberintelligence forces have managed to effectively block Islamic State communications for an extended period of time, making it much harder for the terrorist group to coordinate itself.

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Taliban app makes it into Google Play, briefly

The Taliban has been taking pointers from the Islamic State’s online presence, keeping its social media accounts and website updated and fresh, and even launching a new app through the Google Play store last week.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/04/05/taliban-app-makes-it-into-google-play-briefly.html

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ISIS reportedly threatens Facebook, Twitter founders in video

Islamic State has issued a threat to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter founder Jack Dorsey over the companies’ effort to taking down terror-affiliated accounts, according to a published report.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/02/25/islamic-state-reportedly-threatens-facebook-twitter-founders-in-video.html

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ISIS parks its cash in Bitcoin, experts say

Just days after the hacker group Anonymous pledged to hunt down Islamic State members and launch cyberattacks against their accounts, a separate group of techies claims it has identified a key funding avenue for the terror network – bitcoin accounts.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/11/25/isis-parks-its-cash-in-bitcoin-experts-say.html

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Has Anonymous's war against ISIS been doing more harm than good?

Anonymous has been leading the digital fight against Islamic State by getting some of its social media accounts on Twitter banned, but has it been doing more harm than good? A Twitter spokesperson tells The Daily Dot that Anonymous’s lists of purported ISIS-affiliated are so “wildly inaccurate” that it doesn’t even pay attention to them anymore.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/11/23/has-anonymouss-war-against-isis-been-doing-more-harm-than-good.html

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Telegram boots more terrorist channels as its battle with ISIS continues

The shadowy social media platform favored by Islamic State for its confidentiality may have kicked the terrorist army off briefly after Friday’s attacks in Paris, but the jihadist group was back on Telegram with a vengeance.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/11/19/telegram-boots-more-terrorist-channels-as-its-battle-with-isis-continues.html

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Secure messaging app Telegram removes 78 ISIS-related channels

Encrypted messaging app Telegram has removed 78 Islamic State-related channels this week, it announced Wednesday.

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Russia's small ships pack plenty of cruise missile heat

The small naval ships used in Russia’s cruise missile attack on Islamic State positions in Syria last week have generated plenty of buzz among defense experts.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/10/12/russias-small-ships-pack-plenty-cruise-missile-heat.html

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Cold War-era weaponry in pictures

The battle against Islamic State has highlighted the extent to which Cold War-era weaponry is deployed on the battlefield. From battle tanks to AK-47 assault rifles, these weapons are still widely used around the world.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/slideshow/2015/09/17/cold-war-era-weaponry-in-pictures/

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Cold War weaponry and modern military hardware: Inside the ISIS arsenal

In January the U.S. Central Command announced that U.S. and coalition airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria destroyed some 184 Humvees, 58 tanks and nearly 700 other vehicles. The number of ISIS military vehicles destroyed may seem significant, but is really just a drop in the bucket compared to the militants’ overall firepower.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/09/15/cold-war-weaponry-and-modern-military-hardware-inside-isis-arsenal/

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Cyber jihadists could target US TV stations, experts warn

The Islamic State-supporting hackers that disrupted French TV network TV5 Monde could launch similar attacks against U.S. stations, experts warned Thursday.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/04/09/cyber-jihadists-could-target-us-tv-stations-experts-warn/

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ISIS supporters may operate over 46,000 Twitter accounts, study says

As the social media battle with Islamic State escalates, a report from the Brookings Institution warns that ISIS supporters may be operating more than 46,000 Twitter accounts.

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High-tech US hardware can minimize the risk of pilot capture in ISIS air war

The horrific killing of captured Jordanian Air Force Lieutenant Muath al-Kaseasbeh by Islamic State militants has highlighted the risks coalition pilots face as they fly combat missions against ISIS positions in Iraq and Syria. 

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/02/27/high-tech-us-hardware-can-minimize-risk-pilot-capture-in-isis-air-war/

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