On 18 August 2016, Wapack Labs identified a Twitter post that reported Twitter’s suspension of more than 250,000 accounts for suspected terrorist promotion. This is a continuing and cooperative effort to curtail violent extremism and terroristic messaging/recruitment. Social media providers often work with law enforcement in an attempt to identify bad actors. We are providing this information for your situational awareness.
Publication date: 19 August 2016
Handling requirements: Traffic light protocol (TLP) GREEN
Attribution/Threat Actors: OSINT – Social Media
Actor Type: Tier II
Potential Targets: USA / International
Past Reporting: DOC-3298, DOC-2702 & DOC-4079
This report was published in its entirety to the Financial Services ISAC and Red Sky Alliance portal on August 1, 2016. For more information, contact Wapack Labs at 844-4-WAPACK.