Cyber hackers target Spain’s top court as Catalonia’s leader is threatened with 30 years in prison if he declares independence

Hacktivism is alive and well in Spain. Joshua Taylor reports:

Spain’s most senior court fell victim to a massive cyber attack as hackers launched an “Operation Free Catalonia” campaign.

The country’s constitutional court said unknown hackers had accessed its computer systems on Friday.

The Spanish National Security Department said the hack was part of a recent campaign to flood government websites with slogans in support of independence for the Spanish region of Catalonia.

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