Cyber activists collective Anonymous have declared a war on ISIS in a video message posted on YouTube in the aftermath of the Paris terrorist attacks. Anonymous also posted on their Twitter account declaring that, “#Anonymous is at war with #Daesh. We won’t stop opposing #IslamicState. We’re also better hackers. #OpISIS”
This is not the first time that Anonymous has taken on ISIS, which is fairly active on social media. Previously, after the Charlie Hebdo attacks, Anonymous had exposed thousands of ISIS Twitter accounts in #OpISIS.
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In the latest message on YouTube, Anonymous says they will launch the biggest operation ever against ISIS.
An Anonymous member wearing a Guy Fawkes mask declares in the video, “Anonymous from all over the world will hunt you down…We will not let you go.” The group warned ISIS that they will launch massive cyber attacks against ISIS.
Meanwhile the French government has launched full scale operations against ISIS. France launched “massive” air strikes on the Islamic State group’s de-facto capital in Syria Sunday night, destroying a jihadi training camp and a munitions dump in the city of Raqqa, where Iraqi intelligence officials say the attacks on Paris were planned.
Twelve aircraft including 10 fighter jets dropped a total of 20 bombs in the biggest air strikes since France extended its bombing campaign against the extremist group to Syria in September.
The Paris terror attacks have left 129 people dead with more than 350 injured.
With AP inputs