Outbreak of meningoencephalitis in Seville puts 16 people in hospital, five in the ICU

An outbreak of viral meningitis in the Seville municipalities of Puebla del Río and Coria del Río have led to the hospitalization of 16 people, of whom five were in intensive care on Wednesday. Both of the areas in question Read More …

Second Catalan politician says phone was targeted by spyware

A second prominent member of Catalan’s pro-independence movement has revealed he was warned that his mobile phone was targeted using spyware. The development is likely to bolster calls for an investigation into the possible use of hacking technology by Spanish Read More …

Spanish police and FBI foil suspected radical Islamic terror plot to attack Barcelona

The FBI and the Spanish police arrested a “lone wolf” radical Islamist suspect on Friday who was believed to be planning to carry out terrorist attacks in Barcelona. The Moroccan man, who was not named, was detained in the Mediterranean Read More …

Spanish police arrest ‘most wanted’ ISIS suspect hiding out in Spanish lockdown

A former British rapper and notorious Islamic state suspect has been arrested in Spain, judicial sources said on Wednesday. Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary, a former rapper from west London who once posted an image of himself holding a severed head on Twitter, Read More …

Overlay Malware Leverages Chrome Browser, Targets Banks and Heads to Spain

Researchers are warning of a remote overlay malware attack that leverages a fake Chrome browser plugin to target the accounts of banking customers in Spain. Grandoreiro is a type of remote overlay banking trojan, designed to help attackers overtake devices and display Read More …

Coronavirus: Police bust massive face mask scam

Police across Europe foiled an intricate fake face mask plot that nearly cost German authorities €15 million ($16.4 million), Europol announced on Tuesday. At least two people have been detained in the case, which involved investigations across Germany, Spain, the Read More …

Ransomware hits Spanish companies sparking WannaCry panic

Two major Spanish companies have been hit by ransomware today. Both infections occurred on the same day, sparking memories of the WannaCry outbreak. Spain was one of the first countries alongside the UK, where the WannaCry ransomware infections were spotted for Read More …

Spain issues international alert after country’s biggest ever listeria outbreak

Spain has issued an international alert after the number affected by the country’s biggest ever listeria outbreak rose to 150. A 90-year-old woman has been killed by the infection as the health ministry said it was checking another 523 suspected Read More …