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Ex-computer hacker helping firms

Cal Leeming
Cal Leeming was arrested as a teenager

A former jailed computer hacker from Coventry is now working with companies to help protect their systems.

Cal Leeming was arrested for internet identity theft when he was a teenager. He was jailed after stealing 750,000.

He said he tries to protect companies and helps all aspects of a firm's infrastructure.

In 2007 alone, 23m was stolen from people across the UK because hackers stole their details. Mr Leeming was featured on the BBC's Inside Out show.




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