Man jailed for attack on Aviva's phones

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A former computer firm boss who hacked into 900 mobile devices belonging to Aviva employees has been jailed for 18 months after a case at Guilford Crown Court, according to reports.

Richard Neale, 40, of Stoke Road, Guildford, carried out the attack on Aviva's mobile devices in May 2014 and was, as previously reported by Insurance Age, charged under the Computer Misuse Act by the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU).

Neale worked at IT company Esselar, which ran the security network

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