Jihadis Offer Tutorials On Obtaining Fake U.S. Phone Numbers To Maintain Access To Social Media, Circumvent Censorship

August 26, 2014

In the last couple of weeks, several tutorials dealing with jihadis obtaining fake U.S. phone numbers, as well as various advices on maintaining security and anonymity online, were posted online. Jihadis are at times faced with the need to provide a working phone number that is used to open a new account online or to verify, as part of a security measure, already working ones.  Phone numbers are required as well to use a number of messenger apps.

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