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Stoke-on-Trent man arrested over Government cyber attack

A Stoke-on-Trent man has been arrested and bailed in connection with a cyber attack on Government websites.

Police arrested the 41-year-old today at his Staffordshire home on suspicion of encouraging a distributed denial of service attack on the sites.

He allegedly targeted the Home Office and Theresa May's constituency websites while encouraging others to take part in the online attack.