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.

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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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