Spanish Police Raided Suspects Linked to Notorious Hacker ‘Phineas Fisher’

Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai reports:

Police forces in Spain have raided several suspects linked to a cyberattack against the the union of the Catalan police Mossos D’Esquadra on Tuesday. That attack was carried out in May of last year by Phineas Fisher, a hacker who gained notoriety for exposing the secrets of spyware vendors FinFisher and Hacking Team.

Several Spanish newspapers reported news of the raids on early Tuesday. The Mossos D’Esquadra declined to comment as there was an ongoing investigation. But Motherboard was able to confirm that the cybercrime division of the Catalan Police Mossos D’Esquadra coordinated a series of raids and arrests all over the country.

Read more on Motherboard. See also AP’s report.

Update: Maybe they didn’t get Phineas Fisher, though.

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