ISIS releases studying app to show youngsters about tanks and rockets

A brand new Android app from the tech-savvy extremist group ISIS hopes to assist out busy ISIS mother and father by educating their youngsters to learn and militarizing them on the similar time. The app, referred to as Huroof, was launched by way of the Islamic State’s Telegram channel and consists of video games for studying the letters of the Islamic alphabet with militaristic vocabulary phrases like “tank” and “rocket.”

Along with the alphabet flash playing cards, the app additionally consists of studying songs reportedly loaded with jihadist phrases and interesting, cartoonish animations. Whereas the training app is not the primary from the Islamic State, Menace Matrix studies, however it’s the first to be aimed toward youngsters. Whereas the USA Army Cyber Command could be taking the Islamic State’s on-line threats extra significantly today, apparently nobody predicted the group would go after the world’s youngest Android customers.

The encrypted messaging app Telegram, for his or her half, has began cracking down on ISIS-associated exercise. Again in November of final yr, the app claimed it had banned seventy eight channels in 12 languages allegedly tied to the group.