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UK police arrest alleged ‘GTA VI’ hacker

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

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

That GTA VI Leak is undoubtedly one of the greatest in video game history. Last weekend, the hacker shared a wealth of footage from a test build of the game, which is one of the most anticipated titles out there. Rockstar, which tends to keep its development process top secret, said the leak was legitimate. It said the incident will not affect work on the game and will “properly introduce” fans to the next title in the blockbuster series once it’s finished.

Uber was also the subject of one this month. However, the company that the hacker in question did not access user accounts was still trying to determine the impact of the intrusion on Monday. Uber also noted reports suggesting the same person or group may have been responsible for the Rockstar hack. In addition, it was said that the perpetrator could be connected to the hacking group Lapsus$.

The 17-year-old was arrested in Oxfordshire, where one of the Lapsus$ leaders is said to live. March, reported that a 16-year-old from Oxford (who may have had a birthday since) had been identified by researchers and hackers as being connected to the group. In the same month, City of London Police alleged links to Lapsus$, but it was not confirmed if the Oxford teenager was among them. Lapsus$ also has names like , Okta and .

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