UK hacker known as “Courvoisier” who attacked Uber and Sainsbury’s hands over £1m in Bitcoin

The Irish News reports:

A British hacker who led cyber attacks on massive companies including Uber, Asda and Sainsbury’s has had a Bitcoin stash worth £1 million confiscated.

Grant West, 27, who operated on the dark web under the nickname Courvoisier – the name of a popular French cognac – attacked more than 100 companies worldwide, stealing financial data on tens of thousands of people.

Read more on The Irish News. You can read the full statement from the Metropolitan Police here.

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