Apr 26, 2017

TalkTalk hack attack: Friends admit cyber crime charges

Matthew Hanley, 22, and Connor Allsopp, 20, admitted charges relating to the massive data breach in October 2015. The Old Bailey heard Hanley hacked into the telecom giant's website and shared a customer's personal and financial details with Allsopp. Hanley supplied data for hacking to another man and gave Allsopp the personal and financial details of a TalkTalk customer for the use in fraud. Allsopp admitted supplying a customer's details for fraud and as well as files for hacking. Hanley, of Devonshire Drive, denied other charges of hacking into Nasa, the National Climatic Data Centre and another 23 websites including Spotify, Telstra, the RAC and The Eton Collection which were ordered to lie on file.

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