Man accused of cyber attacks againt universities

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A 20-year-old man has been charged with cyber attacks on the websites of Oxford and Cambridge universities.

Lewys Martin, of Dover Road, Walmer, Kent, is also accused of service attacks on the website of Kent Police.

Martin faces charges relating to the theft and use of personal data and allegedly failing to disclose passwords to encrypted equipment.

He faces prosecution following an inquiry by Kent Police’s Special Branch investigations team and the force’s digital forensic unit.

He will appear at Maidstone Magistrates’ Court on December 20.

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