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Thomas Burrows reports:

A 17-year-old boy who hacked TalkTalk has been given a 12-month youth rehabilitation order and had his iPhone and computer hard drive confiscated for his role in the multi-million pound data breach.

The boy, who was 16 at the time, used a software ‘hacking tool’ which uncovered the weakness before posting details on the internet.

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Two of the charges related to the TalkTalk hack, while he also admitted targeting other websites including Manchester University, Cambridge University and Merit Badges, a small family company that supplies martial arts badges.

Read more on The Daily Mail.

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