On September 23, 2022, London City Police announced that they had detained a 17-year-old from Oxfordshire on September 22, 2022 night. The adolescent arrest report was due to the recent breaches. There were Uber and Grand Theft Auto VI breaches.
But the authorities have yet to confirm this. City Police are still detaining the suspect as of right now. According to a news source and reporter, the accused GTA hacker, Matthew Keys, was detained by British authorities. The GTA hacker age was 17 at that time. Further, it resulted from an investigation by the FBI and the UK’s Cyber Crime Unit. According to earlier reports, the FBI investigated the latest attacks on Uber and Rockstar Games.
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The adolescent was already a suspect on several allegations. Then it includes conspiring to attack. At least two different computer systems, a source told a source.
The young hacker detained on September 22 night in Oxfordshire allegedly affiliates with the cyber collective “Laspus.” This hacker organization is also allegedly responsible for high-profile hacks. Moreover, it is at the other well-known corporations.
The well-known corporations include Uber, Microsoft, Cisco, Samsung, Nvidia, and Okta. In 2021, the gang made its debut by hacking Brazil’s Ministry of Health. Further, the gang looked having stopped operating, but the organization resumed. Its activities earlier this month attacked Uber and Rockstar Games.
A Big Video Game Leak – The Grand Theft Auto VI
One of the most significant video game leaks ever was the Grand Theft Auto VI leak. Also, that took place over the weekend. Then the GTA Forums posted the 90 video files with early gameplay from the upcoming GTA game predicted to be GTA VI.
And soon, they went viral online. The video seems to substantiate earlier stories and rumors. That GTA VI will take place in Vice City. And the video feature two distinct characters. The two characters will act as a Bonnie and Clyde-style criminal duo.
Acknowledgment of Rockstar Games
Rockstar Games acknowledged that someone had “illegally” obtained access to company files. And then Rockstar Games released them online on Monday, September 19. Further, it was in response to the leak. Additionally, it declared that this leak would not slow down the game’s production. Also, the Rockstar Games intends to announce it officially soon.
Stay tuned for more updates!