Data reaching NewsMixed has it that 17-year-old British boy, Teapotuberhacker, who leaked footage of GTA 6 gets arrested in London. (Learn Extra Right here).
Uber stated it believed the particular person accountable to be “affiliated with a hacking group known as Lapsus$, which has been more and more lively over the past yr or so” and which has equally breached an inventory of different know-how corporations this yr corresponding to Microsoft, Samsung and Nvidia.
The GTA maker stated it was “extraordinarily dissatisfied”, however that there could be no “long-term impact” on growth. No stay companies, corresponding to Grand Theft Auto On-line, had been interrupted.
In March this yr, BBC Information reported on a 16-year-old from Oxford identified on-line as “White” or “Breachbase”, who was accused of being one of the Lapsus$ group’s leaders.
As of writing, the suspect stays in police custody. ‘White’ was arrested earlier this yr for comparable crimes however reportedly acquired “a slap on the wrist” with no actual punishment.
The GTA 6 hacking suspect has additionally been recognized on-line because the chief of Lapsus$, a gaggle accountable for cyber crimes towards Microsoft, Cisco, Samsung, Nvidia, and Okta.
On Sunday, September 18, over 90 movies and pictures had been leaked containing detailed footage of the upcoming Rockstar Video games title Grand Theft Auto 6. That is the subsequent installment in the long-lasting GTA franchise that gamers have been ready for practically a decade.
Nonetheless, Rockstar Video games weren’t the one ones affected by the hacker. Based on an replace from Uber Newsroom, the favored ride-sharing firm had additionally been the goal of the cyber-criminal.