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IS Supporter Urges to Exploit Range of Social Media Platforms, Not Leave Propaganda "Locked Up" on Telegram

A message posted to Telegram called for Islamic State (IS) supporters and media workers to disseminate the group’s media across a wider range of social media platforms instead of keeping it “locked up” on Telegram.

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Monday, 12 June 2017
Pro-IS Tech Group Claims Creating 11,000 Social Media Accounts in May

A division of a pro-Islamic State (IS) tech group claimed generating 11,000 social media accounts and over 1,800 virtual phone numbers for IS supporters throughout May.

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Monday, 05 June 2017
Official IS Media Posted on Snapchat Using “Story” Feature

A user on Snapchat posted sets of official Islamic State (IS) media releases using the service’s “Story” feature.

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Wednesday, 24 May 2017
Pro-IS Tech Group Claims Creating 15,000 Social Media Accounts in April

A division of a pro-Islamic State (IS) tech group claimed generating nearly 15,000 social media accounts and 1,600 phone numbers for IS supporters throughout April.

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Wednesday, 03 May 2017
Pro-IS Telegram Channels Circulate “Security Tips” for OPSEC, Encryption Techniques

Pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channels circulated a set of “security tips,” which instructed supporters about various ways to avoid surveillance online and encrypt their files and communication.

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Thursday, 27 April 2017
Pro-IS Tech Group Celebrates One Year of Generating Social Media Accounts, Release Statement and Statistics

A division of a pro-Islamic State (IS) tech group released a statement celebrating the one-year anniversary of their formation, and released infographics boasting statistics about the social media accounts they have generated for IS supporters over the past year.

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Thursday, 09 March 2017
Pro-IS Forum User Develops “Caliphate Cannon” DDoS Tool, Claims Attack on Egyptian Gov’t Website

A member of a pro-Islamic State (IS) Deep Web forum shared a program, dubbed the “Caliphate Cannon,” for launching distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) cyber attacks and claimed successfully testing it on an Egyptian government website.

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Wednesday, 18 January 2017
Pro-IS InfoSec Group Warns Supporters Against “False” Encryption Apps

A pro-Islamic State (IS) information security group on Telegram warned supporters to avoid the use of “fraudulent” encrypted communications apps like Whatsapp and, ironically, Telegram.

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Monday, 16 January 2017
Pro-IS Tech Group Claims Generating Over 7k Social Media Accounts for IS Supporters in December

A division of a pro-Islamic State (IS) tech group claimed generating over 7,000 social media accounts for IS supporters throughout December.

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Tuesday, 03 January 2017
United Cyber Caliphate Makes Threats in “Message to America,” Claims DDoS Attacks

The pro-Islamic State (IS) hackers known as the United Cyber Caliphate (UCC) made threats of violence in a “Message to America,” and later claimed DDoS attacks on government websites of South Africa and Iraq.

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Tuesday, 27 December 2016
Pro-IS Forum Discusses DDoS Attacks on Western Banks, Social Media

Members of a pro-Islamic State (IS) Deep Web forum discussed the prospect of launching distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks on “sensitive cyber points” in the West, including electronic banking sites, PayPal, Twitter, and Facebook.

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Monday, 19 December 2016
Pro-IS Telegram Channel Provides Guides for Creating Facebook, Twitter Accounts Using Cloud Browser

A pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel provided instructions for creating new Facebook and Twitter accounts by using the cloud-powered web browser Puffin Browser.

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Tuesday, 13 December 2016
Pro-IS Tech Group Claims Generating 7,000 Social Media Accounts for IS Supporters in November

A division of a pro-Islamic State (IS) tech group claimed generating 7,000 social media accounts for IS supporters throughout November.

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Monday, 05 December 2016
Pro-IS Telegram Channel Advises Suspended Twitter Users on Creating New Accounts

A pro-Islamic State (IS) Telegram channel provided tips on creating new Twitter accounts for previously suspended users, whom Twitter attempts to permanently block from the platform.

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Tuesday, 29 November 2016
Pro-IS Tech Group Claims Generating Nearly 6,000 Social Media Accounts for IS Supporters in October

A division of a pro-Islamic State (IS) tech group claimed generating just under 6,000 social media accounts for IS supporters throughout October.

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Friday, 04 November 2016
Pro-IS Hackers Threaten to Release Virus Targeting the West, Hacking Russian Gov’t Websites

A pro-Islamic State (IS) hacking group known as “AnonTerror” threatened to release a computer virus targeting Western countries and perform cyber attacks on Russian government websites.

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Friday, 04 November 2016
United Cyber Caliphate Claims Hacking Twitter Facebook Accounts

The pro-Islamic State (IS) hackers known as the United Cyber Caliphate (UCC) claimed hacking numerous Twitter and Facebook accounts as part of their #OpGazChamber campaign.

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Monday, 10 October 2016
Pro-IS Telegram Channel Shares Guides for Falsifying ID to Reactivate Facebook Accounts

A pro-IS Telegram channel shared guides on how to verify and reactivate banned Facebook accounts, which included using photo editing software to falsify ID information.

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Tuesday, 27 September 2016
Pro-IS Hacker Seeks Recruits for “Cyber Jihad,” Offers Training for “Lone Wolves” on P2P Network

The pro-Islamic State (IS) hacker known as “Cyber Kahilafah” posted a message seeking recruits for “cyber jihad” and offered physical training lessons to “lone wolves” on a webpage on ZeroNet, a decentralized peer-to-peer (P2P) web hosting network.

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Wednesday, 14 September 2016
Caliphate Cyber Army Distributes List of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Personnel

The pro-Islamic State (IS) hackers known as the Caliphate Cyber Army (CCA) distributed a list of 289 personnel affiliated with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), including publicly accessible information such as their names and the addresses of their respective government office buildings.

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Tuesday, 19 July 2016

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