Game News GTA 6: The leaker of the Rockstar game would have been arrested!
GTA VI leaks have been making a lot of noise in recent days. Their suspected perpetrator was reportedly found and taken into custody in the UK.
Whereas the FBI was investigating the source of the game leaks GTA VI, possibly related to another hack at Ubersources claim that the suspected hacker has been arrested. It is not not even an adult yet …
London police have arrested a 17-year-old suspect
This is Matthew Keys, an award-winning journalist and former Reuterswhich reports that the British police have arrested the alleged perpetrator of these hacks. The London City Police confirmed to have stopped this Thursday one 17 year old young man in Oxfordshire. It’s about a arrest as part of an investigation by the UK National Crime Agency’s cybercrime unitwhich works closely with the US FBI.
On the evening of Thursday 22 September 2022, the City of London Police arrested a 17-year-old in Oxfordshire on suspicion of hacking, as part of an investigation supported by the @NCA_UK‘s National Cyber Crime Unit (NCCU).
He remains in police custody. pic.twitter.com/Zfa3OlDR6J
— City of London Police (@CityPolice) September 23, 2022
On the evening of Thursday September 22, 2022, London City Police arrested a 17-year-old in Oxfordshire on suspicion of hacking, in an investigation supported by the National Crime Agency’s National Cyber Crime Unit.
He remains in police custody.
Rockstar, Uber… who else?
Various sources report that it is well of the investigation into the hack of Rockstar and Uber, although the police did not officially acknowledge him. Matthew Keys, considered a reliable source in the world of technology, also confirms that it is indeed the author of these hacks. The young man would be linked to a group of known hackers, Slip$which had hacked various giants like Microsoft, Ubisoft, Samsung … If we do not yet know what the young man is risking, or even if he is the author of these hacks, it is certain that he big risk in attacking such companies. Especially since Lapsus$ would have won millions of euros thanks to these cyberattacks.
The police and the FBI should soon say more
With the case ongoing, it seems logical that the London police, the NCA and the FBI have not yet communicated in detail about this arrest and what the alleged hacker is accused of precisely. Matthew Keys asserts that the police should give more important details later in the day. According to him, the FBI should also issue an official statement very soon. let’s remember that it was Rockstar and Uber who seized the FBI, together, after the attacks they had suffered. The two companies had also taken the case to the United States Department of Justice.
We will know more about the case very soon. We should in particular with the confirmation that this 17-year-old young man is indeed the one who stole this data from Rockstar Games and Uber.