- The Washington Times
Friday, March 25, 2016

Hacking collective Anonymous this week vowed to “severely punish” the Islamic State and its supporters in retaliation for terrorist attacks in Brussels that killed at least 31 people.

In a new video shared on social media accounts affiliated with Anonymous, a man wearing a Guy Fawkes mask warns that “our freedom is once again under attack,” the Telegraph reported.

“We will not rest as long as terrorists continue their actions around the world. We will strike back against them. We will keep hacking their websites, shutting down their Twitter accounts, and stealing their Bitcoins,” the main says in a computerized voice.

The masked figure in the video then addressed supporters of the terror group saying, “we will track you down, we will find you, we are everywhere and we are more than you can imagine. Be afraid.”

The hacktivists released a similar video following the Nov. 13 terrorist attacks in Paris that left 130 people dead.

Since then, the group claims it has shut down thousands of Twitter accounts linked to the Islamic State and stolen money from the terrorists by hacking them on the deep web.

The latest video message calls on everyone in Europe to fight the terrorists by standing up against discrimination.

“If you stand up against discrimination in your country, you harm them much more than hacking their websites,” the man in the video says. “The Islamic State cannot recruit Muslims in Europe if they are accepted and included in the society.”

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