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Jihad online : how do terrorists use the internet?

Cohen-Almagor, Raphael



Xosé Rúas Araújo

Francisco Campos Freire

Valentín Alejandro Martínez Fernández

Xosé López García


Terrorism is designed to attract attention to the terrorist's cause and to spread fear and anxiety among wide circles of the targeted population. This paper provides information about the ways terrorists are using the Internet. The threat of terrorism is real and significant. As the Internet becomes a major arena for modern terrorists, we need to understand how modern terrorism operates and devise appropriate methods to forestall such activities.

Publication Date 2017
Journal Media and metamedia management
Electronic ISSN 2194-5365
Peer Reviewed Not Peer Reviewed
Series Title Advances in intelligent systems and computing
Series Number 503
Series ISSN 2194-5357
Book Title Media and metamedia management
ISBN 9783319460666; 9783319460680
APA6 Citation Cohen-Almagor, R. (2017). Jihad online : how do terrorists use the internet?. In X. Rúas Araújo, F. C. Freire, V. A. Martínez Fernández, & X. L. García (Eds.), Media and metamedia managementSpringer.
Keywords al-Qaeda, Terror, ISIS, Jihad, Encryption, Social responsibility
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