ISIS builds its own encrypted Android messaging app

January 14, 2016

After being hounded out of other social networks, ISIS has created its own secure messaging app on Android, according to the Ghost Security Group (GhostSec).

The Alwari app, says GhostSec is being used by members of the terrorist group to communicate with each other. The security watchdog discovered, “encrypted communications features although rudimentary to Telegram or other[s],” according to emails received by Defense One.

ISIS has been finding it difficult to use social networks such as Telegram and WhatsApp after groups such as Anonymous have been actively trying to disrupt what they get up to online.

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