Why the Islamic State isn’t invincible online

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The Islamic State’s efforts to become more tech-savvy came under intense focus after the Paris attacks.

Many have suggested that attackers planned the assault using encryption technologies that hide online communication. And the hacking collective known as Anonymous launched a “war” on social media accounts linked to ISIS, which disseminate propaganda designed to recruit more fighters

Some of the hysteria surrounding ISIS’ digital abilities and online battles has been overblown, though there are a few strategies worth attention. We broke down the group’s abilities and who they’re fighting with online. Read more…

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