Staffordshire duo plead guilty to TalkTalk cyber attacks

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Two more to be sentenced as a result of October 2015 TalkTalk hacks
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Two more to be sentenced as a result of October 2015 TalkTalk hacks

Pair will be sentence next month

Two more men, this time from Tamworth in Staffordshire, have pleaded guilty to taking part in the October 2015 cyber attacks on internet service provider (ISP) TalkTalk. The Old Bailey in London was...

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