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GTA 6 hack: UK police arrest 17-year-old reportedly linked to Rockstar security breach

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UK police have arrested a 17-year-old in Oxfordshire on suspicion of hacking, and it’s being claimed that it’s in relation to the recent GTA 6 hack.Citing a source said to be familiar with the matter, journalist Matthew Keys claimed the arrest over the recent Rockstar hack and possibly an Uber hack too was conducted in concert with an investigation conducted by the FBI.“Police expected to give more details on arrest of 17-year-old Rockstar Games hacker later today, possible statement coming from the FBI later this morning/afternoon,” he tweeted.Notice: To display this embed please allow the use of Functional Cookies in Cookie Preferences.The suspect was arrested on Thursday evening and is believed to be a member of the Lapsus$ hacking group.Earlier this week, transport tech giant Uber has said it was in contact with the FBI and US Department of Justice regarding the culprit of a recent security breach, which is potentially the same hacker behind Rockstar’s GTA 6 leak,In what will likely go down as one of the games industry’s most high-profile data leaks ever, more than an hour of Grand Theft Auto 6 development footage was published on Sunday via an anonymous user posting on the GTA Forums website.The anonymous user claimed they had obtained the leaked assets via an internal Slack channel and that they were also behind a recent Uber data breach which also had Slack at its centre.While it’s not confirmed if the attacker did indeed perform both the GTA and Uber hacks, the latter released a statement on Monday acknowledging the potential link.Uber said it believes that its attacker (or attackers) are affiliated with a hacking group called Lapsus$, which has been increasingly active over the last year.The hacking collective,

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