Bulgaria busts ‘Middle East Cyber Army’ hacker

“A Syrian national living in Bulgaria has been detained in an operation by police and prosecutors against hacker group ‘Middle East Cyber Army’ that allegedly attacked more than 3500 websites around the world, placing messages in English and Arabic regarding the attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. The operation against the hacker was carried out jointly by Bulgaria’s Chief Directorate for Combating Organised Crime cyber crime division and the Sofia City Prosecutor’s Office, the Interior Ministry said on July 15. The ministry said that the group of hackers had communicated via secure channels with other members to identify targets and exchange hacking tools.”

Source: Bulgaria busts ‘Middle East Cyber Army’ hacker | The Sofia Globe

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