ZDNet: Terrorist encryption tools nothing more than ‘security cape’ and gov’t red flag

CANCUN, MEXICO: Are encryption tools used by terrorist organizations truly secure, or are they nothing more than a publicity stunt?

“Terrorists love forums,” Rodrigo Bijou said with a slight shrug as he addressed attendees at Kaspersky Labs’ Security Analyst Summit. On Tuesday, the terrorism and technology speaker said that throughout his research, online forums have become a modern-day breeding ground for the spread of terrorist-based propaganda — as well as a place to share “secure” encrypted communications tools used by groups including ISIS and Al Qaeda.

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