They have every hallmark of Anonymous, the amorphous hacker collective that has tripped up everything from governments to banks in recent years. The one difference? The Izz as-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters are fighting for the Muslim world.
The group, which has attacked US-based banks, claim to be operating independently, contrary to what US officials have reported.
After protests erupted throughout the Muslim world in response to the anti-Islam video "Innocence of Muslims," the hacker collective took their grievances online.