Nerds Shut Down ISIS

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by hawki, Sep 28, 2019.

  1. hawki

    hawki Registered Member

    Dec 17, 2008
    DC Metro Area
    "...Dina Temple-Raston gives us this riveting report on Operation Glowing Symphony ...which in November 2016 launched a cyber-attack from Fort Meade, outside of Baltimore, against the websites ISIS used to spread propaganda, raise funds, and recruit terrorists:

    By the fall of 2016 there was a team, Joint Task Force ARES; there was a plan called Operation Glowing Symphony, and there were briefings — that had gone right up to the president. It was only then that there was finally a go….

    They began moving through the ISIS networks they had mapped for months..."
  2. act8192

    act8192 Registered Member

    Nov 9, 2006
    Thank you for the link. What a fascinating story :)
  3. guest

    guest Guest

    OP Glowing Symphony – How US military claims to have disrupted ISIS ‘s propaganda
    January 22, 2020
    ZDNet: US Cyber Command was not prepared to handle the amount of data it hacked from ISIS
  4. zapjb

    zapjb Registered Member

    Nov 15, 2005
    USA still the best. But barely.
    I was hoping it was 10 year olds from their families computers in the living room.
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