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Teen Arrested in Connection with TalkTalk Attack
« on: October 27, 2015, 08:26:16 pm »
On Monday, October 26, authorities arrested a 15-year-old boy in
connection with the attack on TalkTalk. The teenager was arrested on
suspicion of violating the Computer Misuse Act.
http://www.theguardian.com/business/2015/oct/26/talktalk-cyber-attack-boy-15-arrested-in-northern-ireland

Re: Teen Arrested in Connection with TalkTalk Attack
« Reply #1 on: October 27, 2015, 08:27:51 pm »
While UK ISP TalkTalk maintains that data compromised in an attack disclosed last week was not enough to affect customer's financial accounts, some customers are reporting that their accounts have been emptied.
The breach affected all of TalkTalk's four million customers.
The attackers also reportedly asked for GBP 80,000 (US $123,000) ransom.
The TalkTalk breach was first described as a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack. 
The company later said that it had sustained an SQL injection attack as well.
http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-34636308

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