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Teenage hacker who conspired to attack Sussex Police told to pay with pocket money

A teenage hacker who conspired to attack Sussex Police and the Hong Kong government has been told his pocket money should be docked.

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Officers at the scene. Photo by Eddie Mitchell.

COUNTY NEWS: Man arrested in murder investigation

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder this afternoon.

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Social media’s ‘bogus caller’ messages ‘are a joke’

A warning has gone out that social media reports of two bogus South East Water employees requesting entry to homes across Sussex is, in fact, a joke.

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Reporter Oli Poole, front, with Nigel Morgan and Dave Cutts, who exposed the level of Oli's data online

‘A lunch break search left me open to identity fraud – and you could be vulnerable too’

With thousands of Sussex residents’ details being traded online, Johnston Press Investigations Unit reporter Oli Poole volunteered himself as a hacking guinea pig to show how quickly your identity could be stolen.

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From left Alan Oldfield, Scott Linegar, Brett Hilton

COUNTY NEWS VIDEO: Drug gang jailed for operations across south east

A drug gang responsible for distributing cocaine, cannabis and MDMA across the south east have been jailed.

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Jordan Ash is sought by police

Eye witnesses to Brighton stabbing urged to come forward

Detectives investigating the stabbing of an 18-year-old man in the KFC restaurant in London Road, Brighton, are appealing for the customers at the time to come forward.

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Exclusive: Are you one of 267,000 Sussex residents whose identity is being traded by criminals online?

Cyber hackers are secretly trading details of more than 250,000 Sussex residents online in a bid to defraud them, undercover investigators have found.

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Six men have been jailed for drug dealing in Brighton and Hove

Six jailed for dealing heroin in Brighton

Half a dozen men have received prison sentences for their part in a drug dealing gang operating in Brighton and Hove.

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Police released CCTV of the incident

Police release CCTV after theft at Brighton hospital

Sussex Police is searching for three or four suspects wanted in connection with the theft of six gas cylinders from Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton.

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Meet the Sussex man who became first in world charged with computer hacking

In 1985 Robert Schifreen became the first man in the world to be charged with computer hacking.

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Man charged with racial assault in Brighton

Sussex Police said a man has been charged following a racially aggravated incident in Brighton.

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Bookseller lost year’s takings in days after hackers took over Amazon account

A bookseller lost thousands of pounds after his Amazon account was hacked and scores of electrical items were sold to unsuspecting customers who never received the goods.

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Exclusive: Investigation reveals multiple cyber attacks on Sussex councils

Exclusive: Investigation reveals multiple cyber attacks on Sussex councils

A quartet of Sussex councils were targeted by multiple cyber attacks in the last three years, an investigation has revealed.

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Conman operating in Hove sought by police

Conman operating in Hove sought by police

Police are looking to trace a man who has ‘borrowed’ more than £80 from members of the public in Hove to allegedly help him get home.

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COMMENT: Hidden threat of cybercrime under the radar – but no longer

The humble bobby on the beat is the traditional symbol of security.

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Jordan Ash is sought by police

Police hunt teenager as two charged in connection with Brighton KFC stabbing

Two people are to appear in court charged with assault following the stabbing of an 18-year-old-man at the KFC restaurant in London Road, Brighton on Saturday (July 22).

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EXCLUSIVE: Investigation reveals tens of thousands of Sussex residents victim of cybercrime

Blackmail, viewing indecent images of children and threats to kill are among a raft of cybercrimes being committed in Sussex, a Johnston Press investigation has found.

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Police would like to interview Jordan Ash. Photo: Sussex Police

UPDATE: Police seek 18-year-old for interview about Brighton stabbing

Police are searching for an 18-year-old Brighton man, who is wanted for interview about the stabbing of another man in a Brighton fast food restaurant.

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Teen in hospital after Brighton stabbing

Teen in hospital after Brighton stabbing

An 18-year-old is being treated in a London hospital after being stabbed in Brighton yesterday evening (Saturday, July 23).

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