Forget massive raids, airstrikes, threats from the Mafia, or even shutting down their Twitter accounts. Here’s a new weapon that should TRULY scare ISIS — courtesy of the hacktivist group Anonymous.
Anonymous is wielding a new weapon of mass disruption in its ongoing social media war with the Islamic State..
WARNING: The following content may be unsettling to some.
The “hacktivist” group has been flooding all pro-Isis hashtags with countless videos of the red-headed bass-baritone, according to a recent tweet from the #OpParis account.
Anyone familiar with 1980s music videos knows how unsettling watching Astley sing and dance can be. In fact, as Dazed notes, tricking people to watch his “Never Gonna Give You Up” has been a staple of viruses, protests and other online pranks since 2007.
It’s called “Rickrolling.”