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Spain: Guy Who 'Slowed the Internet' Did It From a Van

Dutch national accused in Spamhaus hit also operated out of a bunker

(Newser) - Spain has busted the man it says is behind the worst cyberattack ever , and CNN reports that the Interior Ministry says he apparently carried it all out from a van he used "as a mobile computing office, equipped with various antennas to scan frequencies." The 35-year-old Dutch national,... More »

Man Who 'Slowed the Internet' Arrested: Officials

Sven Kamphuis accused of 'unprecedented heavy attacks'

(Newser) - Spanish police have nabbed a suspect in a cyberattack called the biggest in history . Authorities in Barcelona arrested a Dutch man known as "SK." That's Sven Olaf Kamphuis, the head of Cyberbunker, an organization opposed to spam-fighting group Spamhaus, a friend says. Kamphuis is "suspected of... More »

Biggest Cyberattack in History Slows Internet

It all started as a fight over spam

(Newser) - If the Internet seems a little slow to you lately, that's because it's in the midst of what is being called the biggest cyberattack of all time, reports the BBC . The fight is between a spam-fighting group, Spamhaus, and a web-hosting company, Cyberbunker, but it has grown to... More »

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