(Bloomberg) -- TalkTalk Telecom Group Plc was fined 400,000 pounds ($510,000) by Britain’s data-protection regulator over a cyberattack that generated global headlines a year ago.

The telecommunications company’s “failure to implement the most basic cyber security measures allowed hackers to penetrate TalkTalk’s systems with ease,” U.K. Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham said in a statement. Police have arrested at least six people in relation to the attack.

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