A 17-year-old GTA 6 suspect has been arrested

A 17-year-old GTA 6 suspect has been arrested

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Today, City of London Police announced they had arrested a 17-year-old from Oxfordshire on Thursday evening. Although police have yet to confirm why, it was reported that the teenager was arrested in connection with the recent Uber and Grand Theft Auto VI leaks. The suspect is still being held by the municipal police.

As reported by The pulpit and journalist Matthew Keys, the arrest of the 17-year-old suspect GTA hacker by police in the UK was part of an investigation by the FBI and the UK Cyber ​​Crime Unit. It had already been reported that the FBI was probably investigating recent Uber and Rockstar Games hacks.

A source said The pulpit that the teenager is being held on numerous charges, including conspiracy to attack at least two different computer systems.

The teenage hacker arrested in Oxfordshire on Thursday night is believed to be linked to the hacker group’Laspu$.“This group of hackers is also believed to be involved in large-scale digital intrusions into other large companies, including Uber, Microsoft, Cisco, Samsung, Nvidia and Okta. The group first appeared in 2021, hacking the Brazilian Ministry of Health. The group was thought to have gone dormant, but earlier this month it reportedly stepped up again and targeted Uber and Rockstar Games.

The Grand Theft Auto VI leak this weekend was one of the biggest video game leaks in history. 90 video files featuring early development footage of the following GTA Gamewhich is supposed to be GTA VI, were posted on the GTA forums and quickly spread across the internet. The images appeared to confirm previous reports and rumors that GTA VI would take place in Vice City and feature two different characters, a criminal couple a la Bonnie and Clyde.

On Monday, September 19, following the leak, Rockstar Games confirmed that someone had “illegally” accessed his files and shared them online. He also clarified that this leak will not slow down production on the game and that he plans to reveal it more officially soon.

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