Teenager in court accused of Bitcoin blackmail hack attack on TalkTalk

A teenager has appeared in court accused of hacking internet giant TalkTalk to obtain customer data before asking for a six-figure blackmail payment in Bitcoins.
Daniel Kelley, 19, appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday accused of demanding 465 Bitcoins, worth about 216,000, from the London company after allegedly carrying out a cyber attack on its website in October last year.

This post was published at The Telegraph on 27/09/2016.

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