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ISIS's Mobile App Developers Are in Crisis Mode

The terror group's forays in social tech may prove to be a high-risk, high-cost experiment.
Rita Katz
6.3.16
Twitter

A Widow Is Suing Twitter for Allegedly ‘Providing Support’ to ISIS

Tamara Fields’ complaint says the social media company has not done enough to shut down terrorists’ use of the site.
Rachel Pick
1.14.16
News

Using 'Terrorist Encryption' Is a Good Way to Get Noticed by the NSA

Terrorist using homegrown crypto are easy targets for NSA's XKEYSCORE.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.2.15
Canada

The Canadian IS Jihadist Who Burned His Passport On YouTube Is Reportedly Dead

The same Canadian IS fighter we spoke to in June might now be dead.
Ben Makuch
8.15.14
Canada

The Islamic State Stole Videos From Canadian Tourism Ads To Recruit Westerners

Video of a cute little Canadian kid fishing with his dad was used to recruit jihadists to Syria.
Ben Makuch
7.16.14
ISIS

Is the Islamic State Really Using Bitcoin?

After mastering Twitter, Tor, and Instagram, the IS is reportedly interested in Bitcoin.
Ben Makuch
7.9.14
Twitter

We Spoke to the Canadian ISIS YouTube Star Who Burned his Passport

And was an interesting guy who said stuff like "Lol," "homie," and "no problemo."
Ben Makuch
6.23.14
Toronto

The Inside Story of a Canadian ISIS Suicide Bomber, As Told by Tumblr

Who knew western jihadists love to blog?
Ben Makuch
6.12.14
Motherboard Blog

How to Get an Internet "Terrorist" To Plant a Bomb (If You're the FBI)

Last Friday, the U.S. Joint Terrorism Task Force announced the arrest of Adel Daoud, a suburban Chicago teenager who’s since been said to be “enamored with Osama bin Laden and intent on killing Americans.” Daoud is charged with planting a bomb outside...
JONATHAN LIU
9.18.12