Spanish Police Arrest Alleged Radioactive Monitoring Hackers

Danny Bradbury reports:

Police in Spain have arrested two people on suspicion of hacking the country’s Radioactivity Alert Network (RAR).

The RAR, operated by Spain’s General Directorate of Civil Protection and Emergencies, is a network of gamma radiation sensors. It monitors parts of Spain – which operates nuclear power plants – for excessive radiation.

The two individuals are former workers for a third-party contractor responsible for maintaining the system, said Spanish police.

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