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Uber Pins Security Breach And Huge GTA 6 Leak On Teen Hacking Group Being Targeted By FBI


Last week, a massive security breach rocked Uber, with a teenage hacker claiming credit for the incident. Then, over the weekend, someone claiming to be this same hacker leaked Grand Theft Auto (GTA) 6 gameplay footage on the GTA forums. The developer of the GTA series, Rockstar Games, later confirmed the authenticity of the leaked footage and disclosed a recent data breach in which an unauthorized third party accessed its internal systems and downloaded the footage. Uber, now further into the investigation of its own data breach, has published a statement linking the two incidents to the teenage hacking group LAPSUS$.

LAPSUS$ first gained wide notoriety in February of this year after allegedly stealing 1TB of data from NVIDIA. While the group appears to have been active as early as December 2021, NVIDIA was the group’s first high profile victim. NVIDIA supposedly hit LAPSUS$ back with ransomware, but this ...


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