ISIL

cyberwarfare

How US Military Hackers Prepared to Hack the Islamic State

Documents obtained by Motherboard give insight into how hackers at CYBERCOM prepare before launching offensive cyber operations, including figuring out how likely an attack will be attributed back to them.
Joseph Cox
8.1.18
Air Wars

The US Is Bombing Syria So Much That Watchdogs Can't Keep Up

The sheer number of US Coalition airstrikes is diverting civilian casualty counters away from investigating Russian bombings.
Ben Sullivan
3.24.17
Features

Almost Any Messaging App Will Do—If You're ISIS

There is no consensus within IS over which encrypted applications to use, whether it be for migration or coordinating attacks.
Rita Katz
7.14.16
News

Canada Wants to Deradicalize Terrorists, So Why Is It Trying to Arm Drones?

Drones don't win hearts and minds.
Jordan Pearson
3.9.16
Art

You Can Now 3D Print the Ancient Artifacts That ISIS Destroyed

History, replicated.
Jordan Pearson
2.17.16
News

Europe Wants to Crack Down on Bitcoin Despite Little Evidence that ISIS Uses It

Claims that ISIS uses Bitcoin are unverifiable, possibly false, and likely exaggerated.
Jordan Pearson
11.19.15
Documentary

Why ISIS Isn't 'ISIS' or 'Islamic State'

Why it might be a good idea to call the militant group by it its Arabic acronym, which they really, really don't like.
ALEX PASTERNACK
11.12.14
politics

How Politicians Are Using ISIS to Preserve the Surveillance State

First it was al-Qaeda. Now it's ISIS. There's nothing like a new, distant threat to make people to forget they should care about their civil liberties.
Jason Koebler
9.15.14