Cyber Extremism

Terrorist groups are now increasingly fighting an online cyber war, with the use of slick videos, online messages of hate and even an app that all aim to radicalise and create a new generation of cyber jihadists. These modern day tools are helping Terrorists spread their propaganda and ideology to thousands of online sympathisers across the world. Indeed, the groups has actively been using social media sites such as Twitter, Facebook and YouTube and etc. to recruit new would be members. This is being done through images and the streaming of violent online viral videos filmed and professionally edited that are targeting young and impressionable people. Portraying a glamorised and ‘cool’ image, Terrorists groups fighters are beginning to act as the new rock stars of global cyber jihad. The Internet therefore is becoming the virtual playground for extremist views to be reinforced and act as an echo chamber. Online hate is being used by terrorist groups for a variety of reasons such as recruitment and propaganda. Moreover, online materials is coordinated and controlled by terrorists as a means for publishing and sending out key messages.

We analysing different Facebook, Twitter, varius hosts and websites on daily bases, which generated results and helped to expose Terrorists groups and individuals online activities, to help providers detecting them and to contribute for faster removal of the accounts, because leving this kind of data online is very risky for every society!

We call on fast actions from online providers and social networks...


GFATF LLL Ahmed Esfandi

Ahmed Esfandi

He commands the Hacking and infiltration center of the cyber command of IRGC Intelligence Organization (Division 2000)

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