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'Cyber attack' teenager given final warning

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1:57pm 16th December 2011
(Updated 6:46pm 16th December 2011)

A Harrogate teenager - accused of trying to shut down the Royal Wedding website - has been told the investigation will go no further.

The 16-year-old was questioned in October under the Computer Misuse Act.

Officers from the Metropolitan Police E-Crime Unit looked into an apparent 'denial of service' attack.

The teenager returned on Thursday 15 December for more questioning where he was given a final warning.

 

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