Germany Cracks ‘Cyber Bunker’ Hosting Darknet Sites


German police bust 'Cyber Bunker' hosting Darknet sites

German police said Friday they had busted a network hosting so-called Darknet platforms illegally trading drugs, stolen data and child pornography online on servers hidden in a former NATO bunker.

Seven suspects were arrested in a series of raids Thursday targeting the operators of the “Bulletproof Hoster” service located in what was dubbed the “Cyber Bunker”, police and prosecutors said.

The servers hosted, or provided the internet architecture for, illegal websites that also peddled stolen data and forged documents, and from which large-scale cyber attacks have been carried out.

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