A Spanish police statement has been released detailing 3 suspects who have been arrested in connection with a Sony hacking case.

Also connected to the hackers, who were identified as members of anonymous, was cyber-attacks on Spanish banks, an Italian energy company, and various government sites including Egypt and Libya. 

Suspects had a server confiscated by Spanish Police, on which was found chat logs that pointed to hacking attacks on the Spanish electoral board. 

As of now it is unclear exactly what part the hackers had to play in the recent PSN hacking fiasco. Only last week was Sony's PlayStation Network returned to life after more than a month of outage.

Currently Lulzsec, a group of hackers, are the latest to commit cyber-attacks on Sony. Their Twitter feed has been a buzz with information relating to over 1 million people taken from the Sony Pictures network. Personal information relating to users was taken from Sony just after they had begun bringing the PSN back to life. 

We expect Sony's security bods are going to be relatively happy about this one.

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Hunter Skipworth

The baby of the Lint team, Hunter has been a tech fan since he bought his first MiniDisc..and what a waste of money that was. He began writing about electronics at the age of 16 and hasn't stopped since. Nowadays he fulfils his mobile phone and gaming obsession whilst attempting to distract people from his bizarre name. Regular meetings with the Gladiators crew see Hunter often returning to work battered and bruised. Considers himself a music obsessive, was once the most highly decorated scout in the country. Fan of trousers.