TalkTalk cyber-attack: third person arrested

A 20-year-old man has been detained at an address in Staffordshire, Scotland Yard have said, after arrest of two teenagers

A third person has been arrested by police investigating the cyber-attack on telecoms firm TalkTalk on 23 October. A 20-year-old man was detained at an address in Staffordshire today after officers executed a search warrant, Scotland Yard said.

He is being held on suspicion of offences under the Computer Misuse Act and remains in custody at a local police station.

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Vodafone customers’ bank details ‘accessed in hack’, company says

Hackers may have stolen the personal details of up to 2,000 mobile phone customers, Vodafone admits days after TalkTalk scandal

Hackers may have accessed the bank details of nearly 2,000 Vodafone customers, the company has said.

The mobile phone provider said 1,827 accounts were accessed, potentially providing criminals with customers’ names, mobile numbers, bank sort codes and the last four digits of their bank accounts.

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