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Online Radicalization: An Overview

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.7, No. 12)

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Page : 268-277

Keywords : Cyber Terrorism; Targeted attacks; Cyber Security; Online Radicalization; ISIS; WikiLeaks; Data Breach; Cyber-War;

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The Internet is a medium where the entire world exists in the form of 1s and 0s. This world as we know it today is constantly in a dynamic state of war with those who want to use technology to misuse and exploit it for spreading their propaganda and worldview among the masses. This paper looks into cyber-warfare, cyber-terrorism and its rise, and at the same time it also focuses on the Islamic State which is conducting a modern and sophisticated cyberwar online. The paper also discusses as to what exactly constitutes online radicalization and what leads to this. The rise of whistle-blowers and organizations like WikiLeaks has caused damages in the millions to people and even governments. This paper aims to investigate as to where do we draw the line between organizations like WikiLeaks and ISIS in terms of cyber-terrorism.

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