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Police arrest 15-year-old in TalkTalk hack

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Oct 26, 2015.

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    The Metropolitan Police have announced an arrest in connection to the recent TalkTalk data breach. Law enforcement from the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) have arrested a 15-year-old boy on suspicion of Computer Misuse Act offenses.

    In a statement, Metropolitan Police said that officers from PSNI, working with detectives from the MPCCU (MET Cyber Crime Unit) executed a search warrant at an address in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.

    "At the address, a 15-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of Computer Misuse Act offences. He has been taken into custody at a County Antrim police station where he will later be interviewed. A search of the address is ongoing and enquiries continue. This is a joint investigation by MPCCU detectives, the PSNI's Cyber Crime Centre (CCC) and the National Crime Agency," the statement added.

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