Virtually Islamic Blog

Gary R. Bunt

Security Issues

Under Surveillance?

Chip Rolley, Guardian, Opinion, Is Chinese-style surveillance coming to the west?

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Hamas 'Cyber HQ' attacked (allegedly)

Vice, Israel Bombing ‘Cyber Operatives’ Isn’t Cyber War, It’s Just War
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Sri Lanka bombing (updated)

CNN, Sri Lanka's social media ban won't solve its misinformation problem
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Cloudflare Profile

Sean Captain, Fast Company, How Cloudflare straddles roles as free speech champion and hate speech enabler Discover More…

Tor

Wired, Tor Is Easier Than Ever. Time to Give It a Try
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Turkey to use intercepted Saudi comms to demolish Khashoggi cover-up

Middle East Eye, Turkey to use intercepted Saudi comms to demolish Khashoggi cover-up


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Lessons From ISIS: Using the Internet for Counter-Terrorism

The Quint, Lessons From ISIS: Using the Internet for Counter-Terrorism "Bloom and Daymon in their research paper titled ‘Assessing the Future Threat: ISIS’s Virtual Caliphate’ join a chorus of other researchers such as Charlie Winter and Haroro J Ingram from the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT) at The Hague in highlighting how ISIS has, by design and impeccable execution, changed the way the internet can be used for radicalisation.."

I discuss similar themes in 'Hashtag Islam'.

Also see
Mia Bloom and Chelsea Daymon, Assessing the Future Threat: ISIS's Virtual Caliphate
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