Spamhaus cyberattack suspect rolled around Spain in ‘hacking van’ command center


More details are coming out about the arrest of the 35-year-old Dutch national charged in association with the Cyberbunker DDOS attacks against Spamhaus, and they sound like something out of a Hollywood hacking movie. According to a Spanish Interior Ministry statement, the suspect used a van “equipped with various antennas to scan frequencies” as a mobile command center, reportedly allowing him to hack into networks from virtually anywhere in the country. The Associated Press writes also writes that the suspect operated from a “bunker” in the north of Spain — that’s separate from another bunker located in the Netherlands, from which Cyberbunker gets its name.

The suspect purported to be a diplomat representing the “Republic of…

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