(Fox News) The Facebook pages of an Air Force servicemember and his son were "swarmed" by offensive messages after Islamic State sympathizers urged followers to target them online, a source tells Fox News – a virtual attack that coincided with an Army bulletin warning ISIS may try to track down military families on social media.
The Army intelligence bulletin, obtained by Fox News, had warned that Islamic State militants were calling on supporters to scour social media for addresses of U.S. military family members and "show up [at their homes] and slaughter them." The assessment urged U.S. military personnel to be vigilant.
A counterterrorism source described to Fox News how one military family was targeted around the same time.
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