Anonymous Declare War On Islamic State Militants After Paris Attack

Anonymous, the hacking group who have members across the globe, have released a video declaring war on Islamic State. The group of hackers are promising to take down any websites with ISIS propaganda and make their Internet lives a misery.

After the horror of the barbarous attacks on Paris, which killed 129 people on Friday, they uploaded the video, which is in French, the following day. It featured someone in a Guy Fawkes mask reading from some papers with images of the terrorist attack in the background.

It's well known that Islamic State use social media and the internet to recruit members and distribute propaganda, so Anonymous will try to disrupt these channels and seek to eradicate and cause as much upset as possible to ISIS' online presence.

According to a translation by British newspaper the Mirror Anonymous make the following threats to the terrorist group.

Anonymous from all over the world will hunt you down. You should know that we will find you and we will not let you go. We will launch the biggest operation ever against you. Expect massive cyber attacks. War is declared. Get prepared. The French people are stronger than you and will come out of this atrocity even stronger.

You can see a full English translation in the video below, courtesy of Sky News.

The group have already waged cyber war on ISIS after the attacks on the Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine, which killed 11 people and injured 11 others, in Paris in January earlier this year.

A site called Lucky Troll Club has been identifying and reporting to Twitter accounts associated with Islamic State. The site claims to have identified over 39,000 ISIS profiles and have caused around 25,000 to be shut down.

As for ISIS, after the Paris attacks they, typically, issued warnings of further threats citing Washington DC as a target.