British Police Arrest 17-Year-Old GTA VI Game Hacker


Police in the UK have arrested a suspected hacker or hacker who turned out to be 17 years old. Reports suggest arrests were made because of a boy hacker it hacks data Grand Theft Auto (GTA) VI, so the game’s appearance was leaked to the public.

Quoted The telephone from Engadget On Saturday (9/24/2022), British journalist Matthew Keys said the arrests were the result of an investigation involving the City of London Police, the UK’s National Cyber ​​Crime Unit and the FBI.

Keys said that hacker the group identified itself as the Lapsus$ group. Especially hacker Those arrested also live in Oxfordshire or where Lapsus$ leaders were arrested in March 2022.

But the plan is that the police and the FBI will reveal more details about the arrest in the near future. Including the relationship between the GTA VI game hackers and the Lapsus$ group.


“UPDATE: A 17-year-old hacking suspect was arrested in Oxfordshire and believed to be linked to a group that identifies itself as “Lapsus$,” a group that organizes mainly through Telegram channels,” he tweeted.

Hacker Grand Theft Auto VI

The City of London Police also could not provide further information, regarding the arrests made. “We have no further information to share at this stage,” police said.

As it is known that the last few days the public has been shocked by the issue of the leak of the GTA VI game details. Mysterious hackers share tons of footage from test build gamewhich is one of the most anticipated titles.

Initially Rockstar denied the issue, before finally admitting that it was indeed a victim of data hacking so that GTA VI data leaked on the internet.

However, the data hacking incident will have no impact on the game’s development. Rockstar said that GTA VI will be released soon if the game is considered ready.


While the Lapsus$ hacker group is a dangerous group. Previous group hacker this has hacked the data of several companies like Uber, Microsoft, Okta and T-Mobile.

Luckily, at that time the police managed to arrest the head of Lapsus$ in March 2022, who turned out to be 16 years old.

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