The pair plead guilty for the breach that cost the firm £60 million in cleanup costs plus a £400,000.
The pair plead guilty for the breach that cost the firm £60 million in cleanup costs plus a £400,000.

Two men were convicted in the UK for the 2015 TalkTalk breach after admitting their part in the attack that affected 160,000 customers.

Matthew Hanley, age 22, and Conner Douglas Allsopp, age 20, were convicted at the Old Baily, The Central Criminal Court of England and Wales, for their role in the breach that cost the firm £60 million in cleanup costs plus £400,000.  

Hanley pleaded guilty 26 April to three offences under the Computer Misuse Act for his part in hacking the TalkTalk website, obtaining files that would enable the hacking of websites, and supplying files that would enabled others to hack websites which included a spreadsheet containing TalkTalk customer details fine, The Metropolitan Police said in a release.

Douglas pleaded guilty 30 March for his role in supplying an article for use in fraud and supplying an article intended for in the commission of an offence under the Computer Misuse Act and the duo is scheduled for sentencing on 31 May.