UK: Teenager admits to seven hacking offences in Talk Talk data breach

Sam Russell reports:

A 17-year-old boy has admitted seven hacking offences linked to the TalkTalk data breach in October 2015.

The teenager, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was arrested in Norwich on November 3 last year and charged with breaching the Computer Misuse Act 1990 following an investigation by the Metropolitan Police’s Cyber Crime Unit.

He admitted the seven charges when he appeared at Norwich Youth Court on Tuesday. Sentencing was adjourned to December 13.

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