In a video appeared on Youtube, Anonymous group and RedCult announced the operation #OpISIS and claimed to have carried out cyber attack against hundreds of Twitter and Facebook accounts used by ISIS for its own propaganda and to recruit new members.
According to the video, Operation #OpISIS is coordinated by "Muslims, Christians, Jews" alike and a masked individual discusses the aim of the campaign.
They are "hackers, crackers, Hacktivist, phishers, agents, spies, or just the guy next door… students, administrators, workers, clerks, unemployed, rich, poor." They are also "young, or old, gay or straight… from all races, countries, religions, and ethnicity. United as one, divided by zero," video explains.A list of more than hundred Twitter and Facebook accounts suspected to belong to Islamic militants has been released by Anonymous. Twitter has already suspended more than 1500 ISIS accounts since the group released the first list in June, 2014 and dozens of militant recruiting websites were knocked offline using collective DDoS Attack.
According to Anonymous, it's just the beginning of their operation and warned ISIS that there will be "more to come."
We will hunt you, take down your sites, accounts, emails, and expose you…From now on, no safe place for you online…You will be treated like a virus, and we are the cure…We own the internet…We are Anonymous; we are Legion; we do not forgive, we do not forget, Expect us.