Spanish Police Arrest 2 Nuclear Power Workers for Cyberattacking the Radiation Alert System


Cyberattacking the Radiation Alert System

Spanish law enforcement officials have announced the arrest of two individuals in connection with a cyberattack on the country’s radioactivity alert network (RAR), which took place between March and June 2021.

The act of sabotage is said to have disabled more than one-third of the sensors that are maintained by the Directorate-General for Civil Protection and Emergencies (DGPCE) and used to monitor excessive radiation levels across the country.

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