jihadists

ISIS

‘Prominent’ Admin of Top ISIS Forum Hacked

“It shows that the myth of a highly secure jihadi underground, is exactly that: It's a myth.”
Joseph Cox
7.19.16
longreads

Wheat As a Weapon of War in Syria

How the Syrian regime, rebels, jihadists, and NGOs are fighting for control of of the country's most powerful resource.
Emma Beals
6.23.16
Culture

A Jihadist Magazine is Trying Its Hand at Science Fiction

This story is included in “Kybernetiq,” a German-language magazine with a particular focus on technology and cybersecurity.
Joseph Cox
1.18.16
News

Inside an Academy for al Qaeda Jihadists Fighting Assad and the Islamic State

Taught that dying in jihad will make them martyrs, children here will likely join the tens of thousands of child soldiers being used and abused in conflicts around the world.
Sally Hayden, Photos by Medyan Dairieh
12.2.15
ISIS

Some Jihadists Are Really Bad At Recommending Encryption

The new issue of Al Risalah includes a section that takes into account very recent developments in cybersecurity.
Joseph Cox
10.25.15
News

Inside Ben Gardane, Tunisia's Jihadist Enclave

Not far from Libya's border, the town of Ben Gardane is rife with smuggling, illegal money trading, and jihadist recruitment.
Conor Sheils
4.15.15
Twitter

A Social Media Site for ISIS Supporters

An apparent advocate of ISIS launched a social media site.
Joseph Cox
3.8.15
Breaking News

Dwarves Love Drugs, Nudity, and Everything Cool, so of Course Their Website Was Attacked by Jihadist Hackers

Shocker, but the creators of "Sluts of the USA" were attacked by religious extremists. NSFW
Noisey Staff
2.10.15
News

What Is Happening to Former Jihadists When They Return to Britain?

​The mother of a returned British jihadist who fought for the Islamic State warns that other former jihadists in Britain are "walking time bombs" because of the lack of government support.
Ryan Fletcher
1.20.15
VICE News

Somalia: The Fight Against al Shabaab

Simon Ostrovsky traveled to Somalia to learn how the militant group al Shabaab evolved from a localized threat to a regional one.​
VICE Staff
11.17.14
Stuff

Stupid People Are Still Confusing ISIS with Tons of Other ISISes

Unbelievably, despite all the attention and ​award-winning documentaries, some people are still really confused about what ISIS is.
Joel Golby
11.4.14
Power

Jihadists Were Using Encryption Long Before the Snowden Leaks

And a new report suggests they haven't changed their habits as a result of the revelations.
Joseph Cox
9.17.14
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