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Accused Mariposa Botnet Operators Sought Jobs at Spanish Security Firm

May 3, 2010

Luis Coronns spent much of the last year helping Spanish police with an investigation that led to the arrest of three local men suspected of operating and renting access to a massive and global network of hacked computers. Then, roughly 60 days after their arrest, something strange happened: Two of them unexpectedly turned up at Coronns’ office and asked to be hired as security researchers.