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TalkTalk hacked - data theft likely
« on: October 22, 2015, 23:17 »
Police are investigating after a "significant and sustained cyber-attack" on the TalkTalk website, the UK company has confirmed.  The phone and broadband provider, which has over 4 million customers in the UK, said credit card and bank details could have been accessed.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/law-and-order/11949468/TalkTalk-phone-network-hit-by-significant-cyber-attack.html
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Re: TalkTalk hacked - data theft likely
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2015, 10:47 »
Talk Talk come out even worse than BT in reliability and customer care.  I have always avoided them with a bargepole!
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Re: TalkTalk hacked - data theft likely
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2015, 12:09 »
Let this be a lesson to those who haven't!   :o:
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Re: TalkTalk hacked - data theft likely
« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2015, 15:15 »
Indeed!   :thumb:
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Re: TalkTalk hacked - data theft likely
« Reply #4 on: October 23, 2015, 15:18 »
I have the smug satisfaction of using a safe, reliable and trust worthy company....SKY   :)x

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Re: TalkTalk hacked - data theft likely
« Reply #5 on: October 23, 2015, 16:03 »
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Re: TalkTalk hacked - data theft likely
« Reply #6 on: October 23, 2015, 19:35 »
Knowing the enemy is half the battle Dave.   :laugh:
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Re: TalkTalk hacked - data theft likely
« Reply #7 on: October 23, 2015, 23:44 »
 ;)   Anyway they (sky) have to be better than BT don't they Clive  :thumb:
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Re: TalkTalk hacked - data theft likely
« Reply #8 on: October 24, 2015, 13:48 »
I understand they keep you on the phone for 90 minutes when you try to cancel a Sky package.  On a premium number of course!  But I have to say that I got rid of them much quicker than that - no more than ten minutes.  And I used 'say no to 0870' to obtain a free number.   ;D
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Re: TalkTalk hacked - data theft likely
« Reply #9 on: October 24, 2015, 17:19 »
I must admit I read reviews and the avoided TalkTalk and Sky but went to BT who I have found superb.  ;D
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Re: TalkTalk hacked - data theft likely
« Reply #10 on: October 24, 2015, 20:54 »
It won't last Den.  Then you discover you are locked in for 100 years.  :crazy:
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Re: TalkTalk hacked - data theft likely
« Reply #11 on: October 24, 2015, 21:23 »
http://www.speedtest.net/my-result/4773681114    To say that I am very happy would be a understatement.  ;D
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Re: TalkTalk hacked - data theft likely
« Reply #12 on: October 24, 2015, 21:27 »
The Eagles were singing about BT in their song Hotel California the "but you can never leave" line  ;D :crazy:

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Re: TalkTalk hacked - data theft likely
« Reply #13 on: October 25, 2015, 19:33 »
 :hee-hee:
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Re: TalkTalk hacked - data theft likely
« Reply #14 on: October 25, 2015, 21:26 »
As Buddy Holly once sang "Baby I don't care" (as did Elvis) but then again "It doesn't matter anymore"  8-)  :laugh:
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