A hacker stole an early version of GTA 6 – details – Ukrainian news, Crime

A hacker stole an early version of GTA 6 – details – Ukrainian news, Crime
A hacker stole an early version of GTA 6 – details – Ukrainian news, Crime

Hackers have gained access to confidential information about the next game in the Grand Theft Auto series from Rockstar Games and posted more than 90 fragments of gameplay online.

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A link to an archive with fragments of the game and several thousand lines of code appeared on the GTAForum website on Sunday, September 18. A user with the nickname teapotuberhacker, who made the post, said he was also responsible for the cyberattack on Uber last Friday.

The GTA VI leaked post was soon removed at the request of publisher Take-Two Interactive, but the next day Rockstar Games officially


In a statement, the company said that it is upset by what happened, but the development of the game will not be affected by the leak. The new GTA is going to be presented to players when the developers are ready for it.

Development of the as-yet-untitled GTA VI was officially confirmed in February, with a release expected no earlier than 2024.

Bloomberg reporter Jason Schreier

a situation that was “one of the biggest leaks in the history of the gaming industry and a nightmare for Rockstar Games.”

According to unofficial information, a 16-year-old hacker from Great Britain, known by the nickname White, may be responsible for the leak of GTA VI. He is considered a former member of the hacker group Lapsus$, known for its attacks on Nvidia, Microsoft Corp, Okta Inc and other leading IT companies in the world.

He’s already had trouble with law enforcement, but that hasn’t stopped him from hacking Rockstar Games and Uber.

Uber confirmed that it was hacked by Lapsus$, and the company contacted the FBI and the US Department of Justice.

  • GTA5 is one of the most popular games in history, nine years after its release it brought developers about $6 billion.

Andriy Vodyanyi

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