Today, City of London Police Announcement they arrested a 17-year-old from Oxfordshire on Thursday night. While police have yet to confirm why, it is reported that the teen was arrested in connection with Uber recently and Grand Theft Auto VI Leakage. The suspect is still being held by the City Police.
According to the report of Desk and reporter Matthew Keys, the arrest of the 17-year-old suspect GTA UK police hacker is part of an investigation conducted by the FBI and the UK’s Cyber Crime Unit. It has been reported before that the FBI may be looking into recent hacks at Uber and Rockstar Games.
A source told Desk that the teenager is being held on a variety of charges, including conspiracy to hack at least two different computer systems.
It is believed that the teenage hacker arrested on Thursday night in Oxfordshire is linked to the hacker group.”Laspus $.This group of hackers is also believed to be involved in high-profile digital intrusions at other major companies including Uber, Microsoft, Cisco, Samsung, Nvidia, and Okta. This group first appeared in 2021, attacking the Brazilian Ministry of Health. The group was thought to have gone down, but earlier this month they allegedly ramped up activity again and targeted Uber and Rockstar Games.
The Grand Theft Auto VI The leak happened over the weekend was one of the biggest video game leaks in history. 90 video files showing the initial development of next GTA gameis assumed to be GTA VI, was posted on the GTA Forum and quickly went viral on the internet. The footage seems to confirm previous reports and rumors that GTA VI will be set in Vice City and will feature two different characters, a crime couple resembling Bonnie and-Clyde.
On Monday, September 19, after the leak, Rockstar Games confirmed that someone had “illegally” gained access to its files and shared them online. It also states that this leak will not slow down the game’s production and that they plan to reveal it more officially soon.