ISIS Calls Anonymous — IDIOTS — Issues Advice to Avoid Getting Hacked
The Anonymous Hacking group on Sunday declared Total War against the ISIS, the Islamic State terror organization that claimed responsibility for the Paris attacks on Friday that killed 129 people and hundreds more injured.

In a sinister video posted on YouTube, the Cyber Hacktivists said they will launch their "biggest operation ever" with the warning that "Anonymous from all over the world will hunt you down."

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Now, The Islamic State militant group (ISIS) has released a statement, responding to Anonymous's declaration of total war.

They (ISIS) called Anonymous – IDIOTS,

… and issued some anti-hacking tips to pro-ISIS supporters to protect against cyber attacks.

The message from ISIS to Anonymous came through one of the ISIS-affiliated official channels, dubbed ELITE SECTION of IS, on the messaging app Telegram.

The message read:
"The #Anonymous hackers threatened in a new video release that they will carry out a major hack operation on the Islamic state (idiots)."

ISIS issues 5 Lame Advice to Avoid Getting Hacked

On a separate Telegram Channel, Khilafah News, ISIS sent out a message to its supporters and followers that go on to provide instructions on how to prevent getting hacked by Anonymous.

These guidelines read:
  • Don't open any links unless sure of the source.
  • Change Internet Protocol addresses "constantly."
  • Do not talk to people you do not know on Telegram.
  • Do not talk to people on Twitter direct messaging.
  • Do not make the same email as your username on Twitter.
This ISIS message was then forwarded around to various other ISIS-affiliated Telegram channels to spread awareness among its members.

#Anonymous Takes Down More than 5500 #ISIS-affiliated accounts within 24 Hours WHAT NEXT?

Posted by The Hacker News on Wednesday, November 18, 2015
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It seems like ISIS is taking Anonymous hackers seriously, as the hacktivist group has already taken down more than 5,500 Twitter accounts linked to ISIS supporters and members as a result of its #OpParis campaign.

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