Suspect in banking, tax office cyber attacks released

Police guard in a detention center
Police guard in a detention center. (Photo: Politie)

Jelle S., an 18-year-old from Oosterhout suspected of and others, was released from custody. He is still considered a suspect, reports.

S. was on suspicion of committing DDoS attacks on the Dutch Tax Authority, tech site Tweakers and internet provider Tweak earlier this year, as well as similar attacks on online bank Bunq last year. In emails to the Volkskrant he said he

Late in January and early in February multiple Dutch financial services were hit in DDoS attacks, including , ING, , and DigiD. It is not clear whether S. is also suspected of these attacks.