Trend Micro: 6 most popular homebrewed terrorist tools

Pre-packaged encryption, DDoS and news feed for tech-light jihadists.

By Tim Greene

Terrorists are developing and distributing encryption tools that protect privacy of their communications, as well as other homegrown apps that include a news-feed compiler and DDoS attack software, according to a Trend Micro report.

The tools have been made to give less tech-savvy members of terror groups the ability to use known technologies without having to trust or invest in commercial products that can perform the same functions, the report says.

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