Last Sunday, one of the most significant leaks in video game history occurred when a hacker named Teapotuberhacker released heaps of stolen videos from Rockstar’s upcoming GTA 6 title:
Big leak for GTA 6: screenshots and videos show the first gameplay
Then on Monday, Rockstar confirmed that the footage is indeed from a stolen copy of GTA 6. Now it should know who is behind it.
It is said that a 16-year-old hacker is the leader of a well-known hacker group
Already on GTAForums.com, where the hacker posted 90 or so videos, Teapotuberhacker claimed to be the same person who Uber was hacked just a few days ago Will be.
Uber released an update on September 19 that reveals more about the suspected hacker: According to Uber, they’re investigating The FBI and the US Department of Justice Currently a cyber attack. The company also wrote that it must be the same culprit who hacked the network of Rockstar Games.
Also, according to Uber, it is believed that The attackers called the leaders of the hacker group Lapsus $ Responsible for illegal access to data from major companies such as Microsoft, Cisco, Samsung, Nvidia and Okta.
According to a report by The Gamer, the administrator of hacker forum Breached.to is said to have revealed more about the hacker: he is said to be at the scene under the pseudonym
white to be known and only 16 years old is being. YouTuber LegacyKillerHD also claims to have obtained this information:
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white It was already supposed Arrested in December 2021 for links to Lapsus $But he was released after questioning. He was reportedly arrested again in April and subsequently banned from the internet for a month.
Whether he is really one and the same person is not yet 100% clear. However, the investigation appears to be in full swing.
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Any judgment on GTA 6 is now completely misplaced
In his column, Phil explains why the gameplay from GTA 6 leaks seems incomplete and why you cannot and should not make any realistic judgments about the state of GTA 6 at the moment.
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