Grand Theft Auto 6 hacker teen suspect held in youth detention centre

9/27/2022 5:26:00 PM

The 17-year-old suspect believed to behind the recent hack of Grand Theft Auto maker Rockstar Games has pled not guilty…

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Suspected GTA hacker teen held in youth detention centre after admitting breach of bail conditions, - but pleads not guilty to computer misuse

The 17-year-old suspect believed to behind the recent hack of Grand Theft Auto maker Rockstar Games has pled not guilty…

However, the teen did plead guilty to breaching bail conditions, Eurogamer understands.In a statement to Eurogamer this afternoon, the City of London Police's Cyber Crime Unit acknowledged the individual had appeared in court over the weekend - and was now being held at a youth detention centre.

Watch on YouTubeEurogamer Newscast: How damaging are video game leaks?"The 17-year-old who appeared at Highbury Corner Youth Court on 24th September has pleaded guilty to breaching his bail conditions and not guilty to computer misuse," City of London detective inspector Michael O'Sullivan said.

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The 17-year-old suspect believed to behind the recent hack of Grand Theft Auto maker Rockstar Games has pled not guilty to the charge of computer misuse.gargantuan leak of Grand Theft Auto 6 was set to appear in court in London over the weekend.on Twitter :"Fucking WOW! Absolutely blown away by the pop in the stadium and the reception outside of it.Henry Valantine Monday 26th September 2022 11:30 AM Silverstone managing director Stuart Pringle has promised a “root and branch review” of the issues that plagued early ticket sales of the British Grand Prix for 2023.

However, the teen did plead guilty to breaching bail conditions, Eurogamer understands. In a statement to Eurogamer this afternoon, the City of London Police's Cyber Crime Unit acknowledged the individual had appeared in court over the weekend - and was now being held at a youth detention centre. These latter charges likely refer to the teen's previous run-in with police over hacking charges - when they were suspected of breaching both Microsoft and Samsung earlier in the year. Watch on YouTube Eurogamer Newscast: How damaging are video game leaks? "The 17-year-old who appeared at Highbury Corner Youth Court on 24th September has pleaded guilty to breaching his bail conditions and not guilty to computer misuse," City of London detective inspector Michael O'Sullivan said. Catch. "The teenager has been remanded to a youth detention centre. He has been charged in connection with this investigation and remains in police custody." The suspect is believed to be part of hacking group Lapsus$, and behind the recent gargantuan leak of Grand Theft Auto 6 details , including almost an hour of work-in-progress development footage, images and artwork. “I am extremely sorry for the frustration, upset, disappointment and anger this has caused,” Pringle said in a statement, as per the Guardian.

Rockstar has only commented to confirm it suffered a"network intrusion" which had led to the leaked information being taken from its servers. He will appear at Highbury Corner Youth Court on Saturday 24th September 2022. The GTA maker said it was"extremely disappointed", but that there would be no"long-term effect" on development. No live services, such as Grand Theft Auto Online, were interrupted.. As for the suspect, it isn't the first time they have been in trouble with the law. Back in March, BBC News reported on the individual - then just 16 years old - under the headline"Oxford teen accused of being multi-millionaire cyber-criminal".” Given the revenue the British Grand Prix brings to Silverstone, the Covid-19 affected seasons saw the circuit’s income drop enormously, with Pringle suggesting that the future of the track – and race – could have been called into doubt as a result.

The teen was one of seven arrested under suspicion of hacking other high-profile companies such as Microsoft, before bragging about it online. In a separate investigation into the hacking group's breach of Uber, . Will you support Eurogamer? We want to make Eurogamer better, and that means better for our readers - not for algorithms. You can help! Become a supporter of Eurogamer and you can view the site completely ad-free, as well as gaining exclusive access to articles, podcasts and conversations that will bring you closer to the team, the stories, and the games we all love. Subscriptions start at £3. “It’s wonderful we have had such a demand but it is utterly regrettable that our fans have been subject to these challenges.

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