TalkTalk confirmed number of customers hacked from their systemStaff writer ▼ | October 30, 2015
TalkTalk has confirmed the number of customers whose data was hacked in a cyber attack as 21,000.
Data breach A second teenage boy was arrested
TalkTalk made the announcement as a second teenage boy was arrested in connection with the attack. The second arrest was made in Feltham, London on the grounds of suspicion of Computer Misuse Act offences. Officers also searched an address in Liverpool.
A teenage boy was arrested in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, on October 26.
TalkTalk said that the scale of the security breach was significantly less than originally suspected. ■