Trump would be well-advised to take Anonymous’ threats seriously. The group has previously tussled with ISIS, hacking into the terrorist organization’s sites and sabotaging their communications. For them to target a presidential candidate as they would an extremist group is absurd, but precautions definitely should be taken:
“After being called ‘idiots’ by those who behead innocent people to further their cause, the hacker collective Anonymous dealt a huge blow to the terror group ISIS. But that was just the tip of the iceberg.
In November, the Free Thought Project reported on Anonymous taking down over 5,500 Twitter accounts tied to Islamic State members.
Shortly after this victory, Anonymous published a ‘Guide to Fighting ISIS Online.’
The release of this guide enlisted the talents of amateur hackers worldwide, and the results were nothing short of phenomenal.
The guide was published in an IRC (internet relay chat) channel by a member of the hacker group. That member released the guide, along with the following message.
‘Instead of sitting idle in the [chat] channel or lurking around and doing nothing, you can benefit greatly from the different tools and guides that have been provided to you,’ he wrote. ‘Your contribution means a lot and we encourage you to partake in all of the Op’s activities if you can, the more the merrier.’
After the instructions had been released, 20,000 ISIS accounts were obliterated.
If this is the type of cyber force coming toward the Trump candidacy, the billionaire will do well to invest some of that money in a giant firewall.”
Source: Free Thought Project