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UK police arrest suspected ‘GTA VI’ hackers

UK police have arrested a suspected 17-year-old hacker. the arrest is related to the Rockstar Games hack that led to a . The individual may have been involved in an intrusion into also.

According to journalist Matthew Keys’ sources, the arrest is the result of an investigation involving the City of London Police, the UK’s National Cyber ​​Crime Unit and the FBI. that police and/or the FBI will release more details about the arrest later today. City of London Police told Engadget they “have no further information to share at this time.”

the GTA VI The breakout is undoubtedly one of the biggest in video game history. Last weekend, the hacker shared a treasure trove of images from a test version of the game, which is one of the most anticipated titles. Rockstar, which tends to keep a tight rein on its development process, that the leak was legitimate. He said the incident will not affect work on the game and will “properly introduce” fans to the next title in the hit series once it is ready.

Uber was also subject to this month. The company said the hacker in question did not access user accounts but, as of Monday, was still trying to determine the impact of the intrusion. Uber also noted reports suggesting that the same person or group may have been responsible for the Rockstar hack. Furthermore, he said that the perpetrator may be connected to the Lapsus$ hacker group.

The 17-year-old was arrested in Oxfordshire, where one of the Lapsus$ leaders is said to live. in March, reported that investigators and hackers had identified a 16-year-old from Oxford (who may have had a birthday since then) who had links to the group. That same month, City of London Police suspected links to Lapsus$, but it was not confirmed if the Oxford teenager was among them. Lapsus$ has also targeted companies like , Okta and .

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