Melissa Major reports:
A computer hacker who brought down the Labour general election candidate’s website and tapped into a school network has been given a suspended sentence.
Bradley Kai Hayden Niblock, 22, was caught after the Cyber and Digital Crime Unit followed a pattern of online offending last year.
Niblock, of Hawcoat Lane, Barrow, admitted two counts of computer misuse and one count of malicious communications and was sentenced today (June 28) at Preston Crown Court.
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