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UK police arrest alleged ‘GTA VI’ hacker

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Police in the UK have arrested a 17-year-old suspected hacker. Reports suggest the arrest is connected to the Rockstar Games hack that led to a major Grand Theft Auto VI leak.

The individual may have been involved with an intrusion on Uber as well.According to journalist Matthew Keys' sources, the arrest is the result of an investigation involving the City of London Police, the UK's National Cyber Crime Unit and the FBI.

Keys noted that the police and/or the FBI will reveal more details about the arrest later today. The City of London Police told Engadget it had "no further information to share at this stage."The GTA VI leak is unquestionably one of the biggest in video game history.

Last weekend, the hacker shared a trove of footage from a test build of the game, which is one of the most hotly anticipated titles around.

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