Computer Sabotage

This offense involves the unauthorized and serious deletion, damage, alteration, or suppression of computer data, programs, or electronic documents belonging to others, leading to significant consequences or harm.

This crime is prosecuted under Article 264 and following of the Spanish Criminal Code, with six months to three years imprisonment. Penalty could go up to five years imprisonment in special circumstances, such as if it’s committed in criminal organisations, or if it damaged of prevented public services from working.