The Europan law enforcement agency Europol has announced that police from 13 countries across the world have arrested 34 users of DDoS attack tools and interviewed and warned 101 suspects.
“From 5 to 9 December 2016, Europol and law enforcement authorities from Australia, Belgium, France, Hungary, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States carried out a coordinated action targeting users of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) cyber-attack tools, leading to 34 arrests and 101 suspects interviewed and cautioned.” states the official announcement from the Europol.
The Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) provided its support to law enforcement worldwide to identify suspects in the EU and beyond. The individuals arrested are mainly teenagers under the age of 20.
(Security Affairs – DDoS, hacking)