London police have arrested a 17-year-old on suspicion of hacking and a few have speculated that it has one thing to do with the Grand Theft Auto VI leaks. Last weekend, 90+ movies of GTA 6 footage had been posted on the GTAForums earlier than it unfold throughout the remainder of the web. Although some had been uncertain it was actual given Rockstar Games’ immense secrecy, it grew to become evident pretty rapidly that the footage was genuine and this was the primary have a look at the extremely anticipated game. The leaker in query claimed to have been chargeable for a hack on each Rockstar Games and Uber. Rockstar Games issued an announcement on Monday morning confirming that it had a safety breach and that the leaked footage was certainly actual. Shortly after this, Uber reported that it was working with the FBI and US Department of Justice to seek out the hacker.
London City Police introduced on Twitter on September twenty third that it had arrested a 17-year-old on suspicion of hacking as a part of an investigation carried out by the National Crime Agency’s Cyber Crime Unit. The teen is presently in custody, although no specifics have been given. Although there’s been rumors and intense hypothesis previous to the arrest that the hacker was a teen working out of the UK, London police haven’t confirmed any hyperlink between the 2 circumstances. ComicBook reached out to London police for extra info and acquired this transient assertion: “We have no further information to share at this stage. Any updates will be shared on our Twitter.” We additionally reached out to Rockstar Games, however didn’t obtain a response in time for publication.
On the night of Thursday 22 September 2022, the City of London Police arrested a 17-year-old in Oxfordshire on suspicion of hacking, as a part of an investigation supported by the @NCA_UK’s National Cyber Crime Unit (NCCU).
He stays in police custody. pic.twitter.com/Zfa3OlDR6J
— City of London Police (@CityPolice) September 23, 2022
As of proper now, it stays to be seen what’s going to come of this. Rockstar Games has already confirmed that it would not count on any long run disruption to the event of the following Grand Theft Auto, so followers do not have to fret concerning the game being internally delayed by years. We nonetheless don’t know when the game will launch, however some hope that the game might have a correct unveiling later this yr.
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