claims to have intimate knowledge of last month’s cyber-attack which has left huge numbers of TalkTalk customers exposed to fraud, and wiped millions off the company’s share price.
He said he was directly communicating with those responsible on the day of the hack, which he claimed occurred three days before TalkTalk reported it to the police. The criminals later passed him a database of customers’ details
The user accounts that were compromised at Excellus were of employees with high-level administrative access, which allowed them to roam freely through company data. The company told Nozzolio that the hackers could have unlocked any encrypted data they found “because of the type of access the attacker possibly had.”