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Seventeen-year-old Briton arrested for breaching Rockstar games |  News

Seventeen-year-old Briton arrested for breaching Rockstar games | News

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According to the BBC, a 17-year-old Briton from Oxfordshire has been arrested on suspicion of “hacking”. Journalist Matthew Keys’ sources reported that it had to do with a GTA 6 hack at Rockstar Games from last week.

“The 17-year-old has been arrested with the UK Police Department for hacking Rockstar and possibly hacking Uber following an investigation jointly with the FBI, according to a source familiar with the matter,” Keys said in a tweet. .

“Later this morning or afternoon,” tonight or tonight Dutch time, an official statement is expected from the British police and the FBI. Officially, Oxfordshire Police No details yet Released on arrest.

past weekend A hacker has posted several videos of an early version of Grand Theft Auto 6, which show, among other things, that the game takes place in Vice City and then there are at least two main characters. Over the course of the week, Rockstar and publisher Take-Two try out as many of these videos as possible Offline online to get.

rock games replied Shortly after the leak: “Our network was recently hacked, with an unauthorized third party illegally accessing and downloading confidential information from our systems, including early development footage for the next Grand Theft Auto game. At this time, we do not expect that services will suffer. live games or it will affect the development of our projects in the long run.”

The company continued, “We are very disappointed that details of our upcoming game have been shared with you in this way. Our work on the next Grand Theft Auto game continues as planned and we will continue to do our best to serve you, gamers., to provide an experience that exceeds expectations. We will update everyone soon and give You have a proper introduction to this game when the time is right. We would like to thank everyone for their support during this situation.”

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