IS web media targeted in EU-led attack

Source: BBC News

The EU police agency Europol says an international operation has struck a major blow against the internet propaganda of the Islamic State group.


Cyber specialists in various European countries, Canada and the US targeted online sites including the Amaq News Agency, seen as the main IS mouthpiece.

Europol co-ordinated a “simultaneous multinational takedown” of IS media, seizing digital evidence and servers. IS jihadists may now be identified.

IS broadcasts in several languages.

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