17-Year-Old Behind “GTA 6” Leak Arrested In U.K. According to reports, a 17-year-old was detained in the U.K. for orchestrating the recent “Grand Theft Auto 6” leak. A 17-year-old has reportedly been detained by British police in connection with the recent security lapse at Rockstar Games, which resulted in the leak of their upcoming game, Grand Theft Auto 6. He is thought to be affiliated with the hacker collective “Laspus$.”
The group is thought to have been involved in hacking attempts at numerous other significant businesses, including Uber, Microsoft, Cisco, Samsung, Nvidia, and Okta. Although police would not confirm it, a source familiar with the incident told The Desk that he was being detained specifically for the Rockstar breach.
90 video files showing early GTA game development were made online available as a result of the Rockstar breach. One of the biggest leaks in video game history, according to many.
Soon after, the business confirmed that the stolen videos were real.
Afterward, Rockstar Games released an official statement via Twitter that read, “We recently suffered a network intrusion.” “An unauthorized third party illegally entered our systems and downloaded sensitive data, including
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