Operation Inherent Resolve was started in 2016 which aimed to combat ISIS. It was a combined joint task force lead by the US military. Operation Inherent Resolve sent troops, ships, and air strikes to Iraq and Syria to fire weapons upon ISIS military. It’s widely known that US military engaged with ISIS in this way. But what you may not have heard, is the story of how the US military also combated ISIS over the Internet. This is the story of how the US hacked ISIS and conducted Operation Glowing Symphony.
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- Marine Corps Forces Cyberspace Command
- Paris Attacks Video CBC News
- Video: Cyber Operations in Context: A Look at Joint Task Force Ares
- NPR Podcast: How the US Hacked ISIS
- Australia: Inside the secret hack that infiltrated, and then tore down, Islamic State’s propaganda unit.
Darknet Diaries is created by Jack Rhysider.
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