German military bust ‘Cyber Bunker’ hosting Darknet sites

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

The servers hosted, or supposing a internet design for, bootleg websites that also peddled stolen information and fake documents, and from that large-scale cyber attacks have been carried out.

Thirteen suspected members — 12 group and one woman, aged from 20 to 59 —
allegedly set adult and ran a absolute servers inside a former NATO fort in
the city of Traben-Trarbach in a western state of Rhineland-Palatinate.

Those kept in control were 4 Dutch citizens, dual Germans and one Bulgarian.

Several hundred military were concerned in raids in Germany and other European
countries that netted some 200 servers, countless information carriers and mobile
phones and a vast sum of cash.

The websites enclosed what was once a world’s second largest Darknet marketplace for drugs, a e-commerce height ‘Wall Street Market’, that was
brought down by investigators progressing this year.

An online conflict that influenced 1.25 million routers of German provider Deutsche Telekom in Nov 2016 was also tranquil around a server located in
the cyber bunker, a informal open prosecutor’s bureau said.

Other unlawful websites hosted on a servers enclosed “Fraudsters”, “lifestylepharma” and “Cannabis Road.”

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