Tyne & Wear

Paul Dixon admits hacking British Airways website

A man has admitted hacking the websites of British Airways and a number of police forces.

Paul Dixon, 22, of The Avenue, Seaham, had initially denied five offences under the Computer Misuse Act.

However, on the opening day of his trial at Newcastle Crown Court, Dixon admitted attacking websites including Durham Police, Police Scotland and British Airways in October 2014.

He was released on bail to be sentenced on 4 May.

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