TalkTalk hack: Second teenager in cyber attack investigation arrested by Metropolitan Police after data theft

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The first teenager was arrested on Monday (Source: Getty)

A second teenager has been arrested in connection with the TalkTalk hack, police have confirmed.

A 16 year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of computer misuse act offences at an address in Feltham yesterday, following a search conducted by detectives from the Metropolitan Police Cyber Crime Unit (MPCCU). Officers have also searched a residential address in Liverpool.

He has now been bailed pending confirmation of a bail date.

Enquiries by the MPCUU, supported by officers from the National Crime Agency (NCA), continue.

On Monday a 15 year-old boy from County Antrim, Northern Ireland was arrested on suspicion of offences under the same act.

He was taken into custody at a County Antrim police station and has since been bailed to a date in November.

More to follow...

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