This Is The Baby-Faced Teen Arrested For Hacking Communications Giant TalkTalk

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This image shows the baby-faced hacker who’s suspected of the massive data theft from communications giant TalkTalk.

Last week’s ‘significant and sustained cyber-attack’ on TalkTalk reportedly resulted in millions of customers’ bank details and personal information being stolen, although the broadband provider’s chief executive has since said the attack was smaller than first thought.

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Now a photo has been released showing the youngster who’s been arrested in connection with the incident – one of the biggest cyber-attacks to take place in the UK, according to The Mirror.

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The 15-year-old boy was arrested on Monday during a raid of his family home in Ballymena, Northern Ireland, where neighbours said six police vans visited the property.

One neighbour who wanted to remain anonymous told The Mirror:

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It is just mad. I knew nothing about it until I came home and saw all the police just before 5pm.

They were there for ages. They seemed to be giving the place a good going over. Then they left with bags of equipment.

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Friends have said the teenager was ‘quiet’, ‘shy’ and ‘from a good family’. The boy had written online about his ambitions to be a pro video gamer.

He’s been released on bail pending further investigations.


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