Anonymous recently published a YouTube video declaring war on ISIS following last week’s terrorist attacks in Paris, and it looks like the hacktivist group may have taken its first steps towards battle.
Anonymous has reportedly shut down thousands of ISIS-related Twitter accounts – 5,500 to be exact. The group has been uniting under the #OpParis and #OpIceISIS hashtag. Anonymous staged a similar attack earlier this year after the Charlie Hebdo massacre, which resulted in the takedown of thousands of Twitter accounts. Aside from social media, according to The Independent, Anonymous has begun to leak personal information about suspected extremists. The site also reports that it has seen at least one post that even contains an ISIS recruiter’s address in Europe.
Anonymous had another vendetta earlier this month, in which they promised to expose over one thousand KKK members, but the results were lackluster. Let’s hope the hacktivists have stepped their game up a bit and are able to put up a decent fight against ISIS.
Pray For Paris: 14 Heartbreaking Photos Following The Attacks
1. Las Vegas turns the lights on its Eiffel Tower replica off, showing solidarity with Paris following multiple terror attacks.Source:Getty 1 of 14
2. Victims lie on the ground after an attack on Rue Bichat in Central Paris.Source:Getty 2 of 14
3. A young woman cries at a vigil held by a local French community in Sydney.Source:Getty 3 of 14
4. A single rose following multiple terror attacks in the French city of Paris.Source:Getty 4 of 14
5. Players and officials have a moment of silence for victims during the Newcastle v. Central Coast round 6 A-league match.Source:Getty 5 of 14
6. Workers wash blood off of the floor outside of Le Carillon bar.Source:Getty 6 of 14
7. Workers wash blood off the floor outside of Le Carillon bar.Source:Getty 7 of 14
8. A woman sends her love.Source:Getty 8 of 14
9. Two friends hug in the wake of multiple terror attacks in Paris.Source:Getty 9 of 14
10. Residents leave flowers for victims and their loved ones.Source:Getty 10 of 14
11. At least 127 people were left dead following multiple terror attacks in Paris on Friday.Source:Getty 11 of 14
12. Residents leave flowers for victims and their loved ones.Source:Getty 12 of 14
13. Blood from the scene following the Bataclan Theatre attack.Source:Getty 13 of 14
14. Pray for Paris.Source:Getty 14 of 14
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