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Police arrest 15-year old in Northern Ireland over TalkTalk hack

A 15-year-old boy in Northern Ireland has been arrested in connection with the TalkTalk hack

27th October, 2015
TalkTalk was hit last week be an attack on its website Pic: Getty Images

A 15-year-old boy in Northern Ireland has been arrested in connection with the attack on British Internet provider TalkTalk Telecom, UK authorities said.

The teenager was taken into custody in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, on Monday on “suspicion of Computer Misuse Act offenses,” the Metropolitan Police said in a statement.

TalkTalk, a provider of inexpensive broadband packages, was hit last week by a “significant and sustained” attack on its website. The company later...

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