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La Liga fined €250,000 after Android app spied on football fans

The Spanish football league La Liga has been hit with a fine after its official Android app was found sneakily listening to people’s surroundings when soccer matches were being played.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.


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Spanish train disaster exploited by sick malware authors

Sick-minded malware authors are taking advantage of people’s interest in Spain’s worst train accident since the 1940s to spread their attacks.


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Police arrest four suspected Anonymous hacktivists

Police say that they have arrested four people, in connection with a series of Anonymous internet attacks against Spanish websites.


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Spanish police arrest Anonymous hacking suspects

Spanish police have arrested three men, suspected of being members of the notorious Anonymous online protest group.


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Alleged Nintendo blackmailer arrested in Spain

Spanish police have arrested a man who is alleged to have attempted to blackmail video game giant Nintendo after accessing the personal information of 4,000 gamers.


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Adobe malware attack sloppiness puts a Spaniard in the works

Is there a patron saint of computer users? There should be.

After all, there are patron saints of dentists, bee keepers, and plasterers.

Well, whoever they might be, we should give thanks to them that time and time again hackers make elementary mistakes that mean (if we keep our wits about us) we can avoid our computer becoming infected.


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