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Investigators have released more details on the arrest of a Slovenian hacker suspected of creating the code behind the infamous Mariposa botnet. The 23-year-old suspect - known only by his hacker handle of Iserdo - was arrested in Maribor, Slovenia 10 days ago, five months after Spanish police arrested three suspects who alleged …

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That ought to put our tiny, adorably f***ed-up country on the map.

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Desecration

Canadians can certainly be glad that this hacker is under arrest.

Mariposa is the name of the fictional town featured in the book Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town, written by well-loved Canadian humorist Stephen Leacock. For its name to be sullied by association with a botnet, therefore, is an unforgivable insult to the Canadian people.

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did not realise it was against the law to sell crowbars, maps or point out nice houses...

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why did they let him go?

Didn't Crete or Cyprus arrest someone really wanted a month or so ago...who when bailed, bailed?

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out on bail?

Hopefully, not the "11th Russian spy arrested in Crete" out on bail.

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