The young 17-year-old hacker behind the incredible GTA 6 leak is arrested and jailed and denies his involvement. If he admits one of the charges, he pleads not guilty to the most important one.
For the past week, Rockstar Games has had to deal with one of the biggest leaks in video gaming history, that of GTA 6. The case has progressed very quickly since the culprit, a 17-year-old teenager, was indicted. In his defense, the young Briton pleaded not guilty.
GTA 6 Leaker admits no facts
The culprit of the GTA 6 leak was charged a few hours ago with two counts before the London Children’s Court. To the « Violation of the bail conditions » etc « misuse of a computer », and it is this second accusation that the young man refutes. In other words, the alleged perpetrator denies using tools such as a computer for hacking purposes.
The teenager suspected of being one of the key members of the Lapsus$ group would not have acted alone and police should make at least two new arrests, according to the journalist Matthew key.
The arrest came after an investigation by US federal agents who worked with their British counterparts to identify the teenager as a suspect in both attacks. According to a law enforcement source, at least two people are thought to be involved in the attack on Rockstar Games and Uber, and more arrests are expected.
Because yes, if the young man is credited for hacking Rockstar Games that led to the leak of GTA 6, he would be responsible for other break-ins as well. Uber, as mentioned above, but also Microsoft, Ubisoft, Nvidia and Samsung.
Millions amassed in absolute discretion?
According to the information circulating, the perpetrator would have amassed a modest sum of $14 million. And all without arousing the suspicions of his parents. During an article of BBC Published a few months earlier, his father stated:
I had never heard of this until recently. He has never talked about hacking, but he is very good with computers and spends a lot of time on computers. I always thought he was playing games. We’ll try to stop him from approaching a computer.
It’s not yet known what he’s risking, but prosecutor Valérie Benjamin, who heard him say, said he hacked companies over the phone to demand ransom for illegally acquired software.