‘I went to prison for the £77m TalkTalk hacking. I could be sent back for ordering a McDonalds’

Nicholas Fearn reports:

As one of Britain’s most notorious cyber criminals, Daniel Kelley played a leading role in the 2015 TalkTalk data breach. The hack was catastrophic for the telecoms firm, resulting in a financial loss of £77 million (€90.7 million) and the stolen data of over 150,000 customers.

Kelley would go on to spend four years in prison for hacking TalkTalk, his Welsh college, and several other organisations.

But since being released from jail, he wants to use the self-taught IT skills that helped him launch devastating cyberattacks to build a genuine cybersecurity career.

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