ISIS tastes the rainbow as Twitter Accounts are hacked


A large number of Twitter accounts belonging to the Islamic State militant
group (ISIS) were hijacked some days ago and replaced with gay pride
messages and links to gay pornography.

A hacker affiliated with Anonymous, WauchulaGhost, first began
hijacking the pro-ISIS Twitter accounts months before. In that time,
he — in addition to hackers Ebony and Yeti — have taken control of
over 200 Twitter accounts belonging to ISIS supporters. Many of
these, however, have since been removed by Twitter as part of its
on-going mission to remove propaganda accounts.

Following the shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando , the hackers used the hijacked accounts to replace militant
propaganda messages and imagery with rainbow flags, pro-LGBT
messages and links to same-sex pornography. They want to be
clear, however, they weren’t using graphic porn and the intent isn’t
to offend Muslims. Instead, their “actions are directed at Jihadist

WauchulaGhost told Newsweek:
“I did it for the lives lost in Orlando. Daesh [ISIS] have been
spreading and praising the attack, so I thought I would defend
those that were lost. The taking of innocent lives will not be
While the hijacked accounts are good for a laugh, this Redditor
might have a better idea:

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