Mentor TalkTalk hackers, don’t criminalise them, says cyberpsychologist

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Teenagers involved in online attacks such as the TalkTalk hack should be mentored rather than criminalised, to ensure society benefits from ‘their incredible skillset’, according to cyberpsychologist Mary Aiken. “As a society, do we really want to criminalise 13, 14 and…

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TalkTalk hack was just friends having a laugh: Cyber-criminals who witnessed data breach said there were no criminal mastermind behind attack… and they just did it

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Hackers have claimed ‘at least 25’ cyber-criminals had access to TalkTalk customers’ personal information following the attack on the company. Four people who claim to have witnessed the attack unfolding, including one who said they were involved, told Channel 4 News…

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Web Summit: TalkTalk hack ‘tip of a tiny iceberg’

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A panel of cybersecurity experts at Wednesday’s Web Summit warned that recent hacker attacks such as those of Ashley Madison and TalkTalk are “the tip of a teeny, tiny iceberg” and that the cyber equivalent of 9/11 could happen and is…

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TalkTalk hacked details sold in black market for just over a pound each

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Hacked TalkTalk customers’ bank details are now up for sale for just over a £1 each in black market websites.  Express reported that the details emerged online Sunday. The information includes people’s names, phone numbers, addresses, and even account numbers. Charging £1.50…

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TalkTalk reveals 1.2million customer email and phone numbers along with 21,000 bank details were stolen in hack – as police arrest another teenager over cyber attack

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The data hacked in the TalkTalk cyber attack ‘is significantly less than suspected’ with fewer than 21,000 bank details accessed, the company has said. TalkTalk today revealed that 1.2 million customer email addresses, names and phone numbers were accessed, along with…

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Talktalk hack could expose customers’ bank details

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans TalkTalk’s chief executive has apologised to customers after a “significant and sustained cyber attack” on its website left millions of people potentially at risk of having had theircredit card and bank details stolen . Police are investigating the hack amid speculation…

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